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Trade card for William Libert's Alveston House Academy for young gentlemen: P.12849-R

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Titles

Trade card for William Libert's Alveston House Academy for young gentlemen

Maker(s)

Baker, William (Bristol, 19thC) (Printmaker)

Description

Printed on both sides of the card.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th century
Circa 1863 CE - 1870 CE

School or Style

British

Components of the work

Sheet Height 92 mm Width 121 mm

Techniques used in production

Steel engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: W. Baker, Engraver, Arcade, Bristol
  • Location: Recto plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Alveston House Academy / (10 Miles from Bristol on the Gloucester Road) / Conducted by / Mr. W. Libert. / For the Education of a select number of Young Gentlemen / intended for the Universities & Professional or Mercantile Pursuits... [further 10 lines of lettering]
  • Location: Verso plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: W. Baker, Engaver, Bristol
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.12849-R
Primary reference Number: 185509
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 21 September 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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