Auction: 22066 - Historical Documents, Postal History & Autographs - Featuring the Robin Hunt Collection
The Robin Hunt Collection
End of hostilities
1814 Items commemorating Peace. Guildhall decorative ticket (top corner torn off on admission) celebrating "Peace on Earth", Plan of the Radcliffe Library with banquet seating for the Royal Visitors; Prayer and Thanksgiving "for putting an end to the long, extended, and bloody Warfare in which we were engaged against France and her Allies"; superbly engraved ticket to admit "one of the Common Council of the City" into St. Paul's Cathedral; Proclamation in the name of the Prince Regent for a public thanksgiving - but for 1815; two coloured prints by Whittle and Laurie of the Temple of Concord and the Chinese Pagoda and Bridge in St. James's Park with a printed "Account of the Amusements preparing in St. James's Park". A fascinating group of items (9)
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