Advertisement for Crown and Anchor Saloon, Barking

Object number

LDVAL 2166

Date

c. 1843

Description

Black and white printed advertisement for a plain and fancy dress ball taking place at the Crown and Anchor Saloon, Barking, Essex on October 30th 1843. Drawing by E. Wild, Sc. 13 St. Martins-le-Grand. Double ticket 3s, Single ticket 2s. To be had off Mr. Deebles, printer, Barking. Dancing to commence at 7 O'Clock.There is no evidence that there was ever a pub called Crown and Anchor in Barking. It is possible that this was a printer apprentice piece, used to practice and demonstrate printing skills and techniques.

Physical description

Long black and white printed poster with the bust of a Jester holding a ticket just above the center of the page. All space around this image in filled with large and small text advertising a ball.

Condition

Good

Type

Broadsheet

Size

Whole length: 440mm
width: 285mm

Collection type

Social history

Inscription

Inscription Printed On front: Crown and Anchor / Saloon, / Barking, Essex. / T. Stevens's / Gents. and Tradesmen's / Plain / and / Fancy / dress ball / will take place on / Monday Evening, Oct. 30, 1843. / T.S. most respectfully informs the Inhabitants of Barking, Ilford, Romford, and / their vicinities that no expense will be spared to render the above Evening worthy of / their patronage and support. / The dances / will consist of / Quadrilles, waltzes, country dances, hornpipes, mescolanzes, &c., &c. . Master of Ceremonies. - Signor Du D'Darcy. / In the course of the evening / Band, A-La Musard....................

Looking for records

Objects that are not on display in the museum can be viewed by appointment at the discretion of the Museum Curator. To find out more about accessing the collection please email: valencehousemuseum@lbbd.gov.uk or telephone: 020 8227 2034

Write something

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Gallery

Metadata
Start datec. 1843
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeBroadsheet
Collection typeSocial history