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Tradesman's list of Gubbins, and Guest, Linen Drapers, London: P.12669-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Tradesman's list of Gubbins, and Guest, Linen Drapers, London

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Unknown

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Description

One of the Blathwayt family bills. Receipt written on verso.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1923) by Perceval, Spencer George

Dating

18th century
Production date: circa AD 1769 : See inscriptions

School or Style

British

Components of the work

Paper composed of laid paper ( old folds)
Sheet Height 187 mm Width 158 mm

Techniques used in production

Letterpress

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: GUBBINS AND GUEST / Successors to the late Mr. BAXTER, / At the NAKED-BOY, in HENRIETTA-STREET, COVENT GARDEN, / SELL ALL SORTS OF / [...20 lines listing items for sale, in two columns] / WHOLESALE and RETALE. / N.B. Ladies French Quilted Waistcoats, and Stays of all Sorts. / Printed by C. SAY and Co, in Newgate-street.
  • Location: Sheet centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: Itemised bill.

  • Text: Mrs. Blathwaite / D.o to Gubbins & Guest / 1769 Feb.y 24 / A pr. stays [unread word] 0.17.0 May 10th Wash.g Laces & Mak.g Tucker -.0.9 May 19th 3 yds -/4 Muslin 7/6 1.4.½ Char Starching Do. 0.1.7 Mak.g a Frock & Tape 0.5.6 5/8 muslin 0.4.4 ½ Mak.g Frock Body & Tuck.g the skirt 0.4.6 2.17.10 / Rec.d June 17 1769 the contents / in full for Gubbins & Guest / A. Whitehead.
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.12669-R
Primary reference Number: 184911
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 31 May 2017 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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