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Engraved Invitation published by Barnes & Co dated 1781

Engraved Invitation

  • Engraved Invitation published by Barnes & Co, Coventry Street
  • 121 x 76mm (4¾ x 3in)

Q The figures clearly represent Britannia (England) and Marianne (France) but what was the occasion which was postponed? The date 1781 is just visible where the details have been erased.

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Ephemera - minor transient documents of every day life