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Trade card of John Ringrose at Bluitt's Inn, York: P.12955-R

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Current Location: In storage


Trade card of John Ringrose at Bluitt's Inn, York


Printmaker: Unknown




Kept with the collection of Blathwayt family bills. Trade card as a bill head plate, dated 28 June 1786

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th century
Production date: circa AD 1786

School or Style


Components of the work

Paper composed of laid paper ( old folds)
Sheet Height 162 mm Width 139 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J Ringrose, / BLUITTS INN, YORK
  • Location: Plate centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 1786 June 28th / s.d 6 Horses Hay 5.0 Corn 13.3 Stopping & greasing & cleaning Harnish 2.0 Drink for a Horse 1.0 1.1.3
  • Location: Sheet lower centre
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.12955-R
Primary reference Number: 185782
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 1 November 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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