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Trade card for Henry Smith. Whalebone & Cane merchant, London: P.12907-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Trade card for Henry Smith. Whalebone & Cane merchant, London

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Oliver, Robert (Possibly)

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th century
Circa 1820 CE - Circa 1838 CE

School or Style

British

Components of the work

Sheet Height 89 mm Width 61 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: The printmaker with this address in the London directories at the time Henry Smith was in business was Robert Oliver.

  • Text: [illegible] Bell's Buildings Salisbury Sq. [illegible words]
  • Location: Plate centre left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: HENRY SMITH, / Apprentice & Successor to the late Mr. Jonathan Delver. / WHALEBONE & CANE / Merchant / Fell Street, Wood Street, / near Cripplegate, / LONDON. / All works of Whalebone & Canes, / on the most reasonable terms.
  • Location: Plate centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.12907-R
Primary reference Number: 185721
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Audit data

Created: Monday 17 October 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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