An original George III handbill for the Grand State Lottery from June, 1808.
An original George III handbill for the Grand State Lottery from June, 1808. The early advertising of the 'Tim Bobbins' type figure is interesting to see as he declares 'What a grand scheme, six prizes of £20,000'.
Tickets were sold in Cornhill, London, Charing Cross and Borough.
The handbill was printed by Gye and Balme of Gracechurch Street, London.
Slight tear to the centre and bottom.
Professional framed by our regular framer
Measuring: 23 cm x 14 cm,