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Two invitations to the Grand Show of Dahlias: P.14200-R-79

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Titles

Two invitations to the Grand Show of Dahlias

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Unknown

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Description

First one dated 1834, with inscriptions "Metropolitan Societies / Grand Show of Dahlias, / under the / Patronage of the Queen, / at the / Surrey Gardens, / on Wednesday, Sept17, 1834, / for gold medals, silver cups, &c &c…". Second one embossed with lettering in blue, dated 1834, with inscriptions "Metropolitan Society of Florists & Amateurs / Grand Show of Dahlias, / Stone, greenhouse, and other flowers and / flowering plants, / for silver cups and other prizes, / at the Surrey Zoological Gardens, / Wednesday, 13th August, 1834, / in honor of the Queen's birthday...".

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Spencer George Perceval, 1923

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1923) by Perceval, Spencer George

Dating

19th century
Production date: AD 1834

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Embossing
Wood engraving

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14200-R-79
Primary reference Number: 206005
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Wednesday 13 July 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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