GREAT EXHIBITION "BANKNOTE"

ID: 28289
1250.00
I promise a pay the bearer on demand the sum of fifty pounds

BANK OF ENTERPRISE,, I promise a pay the bearer on demand the sum of fifty pounds if the Exhibition of the industrial works of all nations does not tend more to promote peace & goodwill through the world, than anything hitherto attempted by mankind, opened 1st May 1851. London 1851. May 1st. Under the management of HRH Prince Albert and Royal Commissioners. London: published for the proprietor by G. Parkess, Compton St. Soho [1851].

Engraved imitation, or 'skit', banknote, 20 x 12.5cms., with a facsimile signature of Prince Albert and an oval engraved vignette showing a view of the Crystal Palace, with some very light discolouration where previously folded. In good state of preservation.