[Exhibition Ticket]. Philosophical Society Exhibition, Promenade, City Hall, Thursday, 24th Decr. At 7 O’Clock P.M. Glasgow: Allan & Ferguson, First Edition. 48mo (Oblong). Unbound. Ticket. Good. Single sided lithographic ticket, approximately 115mm x 75mm in size, n.d. but 1846.
Slight soiling to surface, bottom edge a little grubby, minor glue staining to corners of reverse.
The Philosophical Society’s Exhibition was of Models, Manufactures, Natural History, Paintings, Sculpture, etc. There was a catalogue produced to accompany the Exhibition, the Magazine of Science noted that the “authorities have hit upon the happy thought of inoculating the holiday spirit of the coming Christmas time with the gift of useful information … opened gratuitously to the working class” (Magazine of Science, Vol. VII, 1846, page 294).
For the printers [David] Allan and [William] Ferguson, see SBTI and Worms and Baynton-Williams, pages 14-15