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Bill-head of James Burgess, Hosier, Hatter & Glover, London: P.12947-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Bill-head of James Burgess, Hosier, Hatter & Glover, London

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

One of the Blathwayt family bills

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century
Production date: circa AD 1769 : See description

School or Style

British

Components of the work

Paper composed of laid paper ( old folds)
Sheet Height 245 mm Width 192 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: June 30 [17]69
  • Location: Plate upper right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Mr Blathwaite
  • Location: Plate upper left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Name
  • Text: London / Bought of J. Burgess, / Hatter, Hosier, & Glover, / In Coventry Street, near the Hay Market.
  • Location: Plate centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: £. s. d 1 pr of Random silk 0.14.0 1 pr of striped do. 0.11.6 4 pr of womens thred at 5d 1.0.0 July 1 2 pr of shred at 3/6 0.7.0 2.12.6 Rec.d same time the contents in full / For J Burgess Pr Wm Roebuck
  • Location: Sheet lower centre
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Pd ye Hosier / July ye 1,, 1769
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.12947-R
Primary reference Number: 185769
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Audit data

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