[Irish lottery ticket for the year 1795].
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Dublin : Leinster Lottery Office, Grafton St; 1795.
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera; formerly at call number COM/1750-1800/2.
Text on verso: 'Walker & Co.'s 1/16 Ticket / Irish lottery for the year 1795. / The Bearer will be entitled to the Proportion of such beneficial Chance / as shall belong to the Ticket numbered as above according to the SCHEME / Printed on the back hereof in the above mentioned Lottery to be drawn in IRELAND / which TICKET has been deposited with the Officer appointed for stamping and marking Shares and Chances of Lottery Tickets ./ Check 480 / 105 Grafton Street Dublin'. Inscribed in ink on verso (above 'Walker and Co.'s Sixteenth Ticket drawing begins Nov. 13, 1795') : 'Mrs. Mary Gaynor Dun Lyng' (Dun Laoghaire); ticket is embossed on verso with the seal of the Irish State Lottery (bearing the words 'Irish State Lottery' encircling an Irish harp surmounted by the English crown); prize winnings detailed on verso of ticket. Inscribed in ink on recto: (at top of ticket), '2 in 688' and (underneath body of text), '480' and 'Walker & Disraell'.
Exhibited as part of 'Discover your National Library'', January-November 2010 at National Library of Ireland
Physical description: 1 ticket : ill. ; 19.9 x 7.2 cm.
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