Tickets and Passes of London from the David Young Collection
Date of Auction: 5th June 2019
Sold for £110
Estimate: £80 - £100
FootnoteProvenance: W.J. Noble Collection, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 61B (Melbourne), 3-4 August 1999, lot 752 (part) [from S.E. Schwer 1984]; bt L. McCarthy November 2002.
James Bannister, impresario; his daughter, Sarah, was the star attraction at her father’s self-styled Olympic Circus which toured the country in the second decade of the 19th century. After Bannister was declared bankrupt in 1819 she joined Astley’s circus