Lot Archive


№ 1375


30 June 2004

Hammer Price:

Theatre and Entertainment, London, Royal Circus, Surrey Theatre, post-1816, a uniface copper pass, Pit, 34mm (D & W 36/385; MG 304). Strictly fine, rare (£40-60)

The Royal Circus in Blackfriars road was erected in 1782 and reconstructed as a theatre in 1799; it re-opened as the Surrey Theatre, a permanent playhouse, in 1816