Tickets and Passes of London from the David Young Collection
Date of Auction: 5th June 2019
Sold for £50
Estimate: £60 - £80
FootnoteProvenance: Red Cross Sale, Christie’s Auction, 12-27 April 1915, lot unspecified; bt Baldwin December 1989.
Cromwell Gardens, opened in the early 1760s, was named after a tradition that Oliver Cromwell once lived in the neighbourhood, though this is unproven. The early lessee was John Clarke and this admission ticket was exchangeable for refreshments