Tickets and Passes of London from the David Young Collection

Date of Auction: 12th June 2018


Estimate: £150 - £200

Gardens, LAMBETH, Vauxhall Gardens, Britannia, uniface lead trial for a badge, unsigned [by R. Yeo after W. Hogarth], Britannia standing left, holding spear, offering hand to semi-kneeling muse, shield at right, tamen inter arma below, back with traces of the arms of the School for Music, 48mm, 22.80g (cf. W 1373; D & W –). A later striking from the die in lightly rusted state, good very fine, extremely rare £150-200


Provenance: F.W. Yeates Collection; F.S. Cokayne Collection [from Baldwin May 1923]; DNW Auction T7, 7 October 2009, lot 585