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Trade card of Charles Carpue, Silk-Dyer, London: P.12924-R

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Current Location: In storage


Trade card of Charles Carpue, Silk-Dyer, London


Printmaker: Unknown




One of the Blathwayt family bills. Bill verso.

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century
Production date: circa AD 1767 : See inscriptions

School or Style


Components of the work

Paper composed of laid paper ( old folds)
Sheet Height 195 mm Width 167 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Charles Carpue / Silk-Dyer, / at ye Crown, in Duke Street. / Lincolns Inn- Fields, / LONDON.
  • Location: Sheet centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: Itemised bill.

  • Text: William Blathwayte/ Nov: 12 1767 20 yds white silk dam.k D. yellow 0.8.4 / 26 yds Ditto Dyed blue 0.13.0 / 1.1.4
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.12924-R
Primary reference Number: 185745
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 26 October 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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