Lot 392: * Crystal Palace. A collection of items including Joseph Paxton signed letters Ephemera Lot @ Auction!

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by Dominic Winter Auctions
December 11, 2019, 10:00 AM GMT
South Cerney, United Kingdom
Estimate: £300 – £500
Description:
* Crystal Palace. A good collection of approximately 250 ephemera items relating to the Crystal Palace, including 3 letter signed by Joseph Paxton including one to Richard Owen dated 27 October 1854 in which Paxton discusses a bust Owen had offered Paxton’s intermediacy to the Duke [of Devonshire?], and explaining that the Duke did not wish to buy it for his own collection, but would make a gift of it to the Garrick Club if the value did not exceed £100, other items include various season ticket of admission to the Crystal Palace, Sydenham, including No.20436 from May 1854 to 30 April 1855, silk embroidered bookmark with a view of Crystal Palace, Great Northern Railway day excursion ticket from Graham to Crystal Palace circa 1872 (overwritten Specimen), Midland Railway timetables for Forester’s Fete at Crystal Palace circa 1873-74, a stereoview card of marble sculpture, photographic postcards, brochures and other items, the whole collection neatly presented in clear pocket sleeves in a modern ring binder plus some related books (Qty: Approximately 250)

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