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Bill-head of Thomas Moore, Hosier, London: P.12944-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Bill-head of Thomas Moore, Hosier, London


Printmaker: Unknown




One of the Blathwayt family bills

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century
Production date: circa AD 1776 : See description

School or Style


Components of the work

Paper composed of laid paper ( old folds)
Sheet Height 112 mm Width 210 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: name and date of bill; lettering in brackets is printed

  • Text: Mr Blaithwaite [London] June 13th [17]76
  • Location: Plate upper left and right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Bo.t of Thomas Moore HOSIER in Chiswell Street /No.63
  • Location: Plate centre
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: itemised bill

  • Text: 4 pair fine white silk hose 6/6 1.14 / 2 pair large [?] coloured silk hose 12/6 1.5 / £2.19.. / Recd the Contents / W. Moore
  • Location: Sheet lower centre
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: June ye 11: 76 / Pd Moore
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.12944-R
Primary reference Number: 185766
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Audit data

Created: Friday 28 October 2011 Updated: Wednesday 31 May 2017 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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