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

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

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

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Spilsbury, Jonathan

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Description

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

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

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

School or Style

British

Components of the work

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

Techniques used in production

Engraving

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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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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