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Image of Victorian swing ticket

Swing Ticket

  • Ticket for one swing
  • G. Bishop, Swing Proprietor, Teddington
  • Late 19th century
  • 62 x 51mm (2½ x 2in)

Tickets are a fascinating category for the collector, there is no lack of variety. Each has a distinctive personality. Every one of them, in the matter of typography, decoration and layout is individual. They serve as a record of the occasion and express, however briefly, something of its flavour.



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