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Italian Opera Ticket for a heated box - 1773

Opera Ticket

Italian Opera Season Ticket for a heated box, black printing and manuscript, dated 1773. 165 x 108mm (6½ x 4¼in)

The Grand Tour was the traditional trip of Europe undertaken by mainly upper-class European young men of means. Could this 18th century ticket be a souvenir of such a visit?

 

 

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