Philosophical Society Exhibition

Philosophical Society Exhibition

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[002620] [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

£75.00