Tickets and Passes of London from the David Young Collection
Date of Auction: 12th June 2018
Sold for £40
Estimate: £60 - £80
FootnoteProvenance: First W.J. Noble Collection, Part II, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 61B (Melbourne), 3-4 August 1999, lot 824 [from Spink 1981]; second bt N.P. Tooley February 2004.
Rosherville Botanical Gardens, located in present-day Northfleet, was the brainchild of an Islington businessman, George Jones, who sought to take advantage of Gravesend’s popularity with London day-trippers in the 1830s and 1840s. Its popularity declined with the advent of the railway