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Yeo, Richard (d. 1779), coin- and medal-engraver

Lorna Goldsmith

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/30218
Yeo, Richard (d. 1779), coin- and medal-engraver


Yeo, Richard (d. 1779), coin- and medal-engraver, produced silver season tickets for entry to Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens. These tickets were sold from 1737 and carried images symbolizing the arts and pleasures to be enjoyed in the gardens. Yeo's signature appears on tickets showing the muses Euterpe and Thalia. Forrer suggests ...

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