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Large trade card of Price and Pearson, Warehousemen & Haberdashers, London: P.12685-R

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Large trade card of Price and Pearson, Warehousemen & Haberdashers, London


Spilsbury, Jonathan (Printmaker)


One of the Blathwayt family bills. Bill-head plate verso.

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th century
Production date: circa AD 1766 : See P.12685a-R

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Components of the work

Paper composed of laid paper ( old folds) Sheet Height 238 mm Width 191 mm

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Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Price / from Bond Street, and / Pearson / from Paulin's / Warehouse-Men, Haberdashers, and Habit-Makers, / at the Wheat Sheaf & Star in Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, LONDON. / Sell Wholesale & Retail, Brussles, Mechlin, Point, Mignonnett, and / all sorts of Foreign & English Blond and Black / Laces; / [16 lines of lettering in 3 columns below] / And all other Sorts of Haberdashery & Millinery Goods which the Fashions produce. / Norwich Crapes and Bombazines. / NB Ladies Brunswick Dresses made.
  • Location: Sheet centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Spilsbury Sculp.t Rusell Court
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed and ink
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.12685-R
Primary reference Number: 184941
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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