[Mansion House Ball Invitation]Lady Mayoress presents her Compts, to [...] and desires the honor of [...] Company to a Ball on Tuesday April 12th 1791
Etching and engraving, sheet 105 x 145mm (4 x 5¾"). Trimmed inside platemark; creased; soiled.
One of many decorative tickets engraved by Francesco Bartolozzi for balls and concerts in Georgian London. Engraved in this instance after a design by William Hamilton (1751-1801), painter and illustrator who specialised in theatrical scenes such as the 23 Shakespearean scenes he painted for Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery.
De Vesme 1960 iii/iv
[Ref: 39210] £160.00