Wax seal taken from the seal of the Drury Lane Theatrical Fund
Red wax seal in card
"D. G. Founder Theatrical Fund M.D.C.C.L.X.X.V.I."
Presented to the Garrick Club by Rowland Berkeley Esq., 1923
The second oldest Theatrical Fund still in existence, the Drury Lane Fund was founded by David Garrick in 1766 and incorporated by Act of Parliament in 1775.
Beneficiaries are its subscribing members, their widows and orphans. Those eligible for membership are actors, singers, dancers and stage management, 50 years of age or under, who have worked at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane on contracts for a minimum of 6 months.