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GEORGE IV (1762-1830). King of Great Britain and Ireland and king of Hanover.
Elaborately printed and engraved pass for the coronation celebrations of 1821, with embossed border and wide margins, unnumbered. This pass, printed in red, is for the celebrations in Westminster Hall following the ceremony, and differs from the invitation for Westminster Abbey, which was printed in blue and has different border.

The name 'Dobbs' stamped in the border (bottom left) refers to H. Dobbs, whose firm, founded in 1803, pioneered the use of decorative blind stamping.
Some traces of mounting to the the reverse and one small hole in the blank border below the printed words 'Not Transferable'.
[No: 25599]

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