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Bill-head of Edward Berry, Ironmonger, Brazier & Founder, London: P.12958-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Bill-head of Edward Berry, Ironmonger, Brazier & Founder, 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 1765 : See description

School or Style


Components of the work

Paper composed of laid paper ( old folds)
Sheet Height 330 mm Width 208 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: William Blathwayt Esq.r
  • Location: Sheet upper centre
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Name

Inscription present: first two digits of the year are printed

  • Text: Nov. 14th [17]65
  • Location: Sheet upper right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Edward Berry, Ironmonger, Brazier & Founder, at the 2 Candlesticks & Bell The South Side of St Paul’s Church Yard.
  • Location: Plate centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: Itemised receipt for purchased made on 14 Nov 1765

  • Text: 1 Sett Shovell & Tongs 0.8.0 1 Fender Plain stell [steel?] moulding 0.8.7 1 Plain stell(steel?) stove 1.16.0 1 Sett Shovell & Tongs 0.8.6 1 Fender Plain [stell?] moulding 0.12.½ 1 Stell(?) stove with Plain moulding border 3.3.0 1 Sett Shovell & Tongs 0.10.0 1 Fender Plain steel moulding 0.14.0 1 Fine Steel stove best Engraved border 6.6.0 1 Fine Engraved Scollopd steel Fender 2.6.0 1 Fine sett shovell & tongs 1.0.0 1 Steel stove Engraved border 5.15.6 1 Sett shovell & tongs 0.10.0 1 Fender Engraved best 2.6.0 1 Small stove 1.15.0 1 Fender 0.8.7 1 Sett shovell & tongs 0.8.6 1 Sett shovell & tongs 0.9.0 1 Fender Plain steel moulding 0.14.0 1 Sett shovell & tongs 0.6.0 1 Fender 0.12.½ 1 Small stove 1.4.0 1 Hanging barr for flatt irons 0.2.0 4 Box Irons stands 0.4.0 2 Box Irons & heaters 0.15.0 6 Flatt Irons 0.13.2 £33.15.7 Reced the same time the Contents In full of all Demands, Edward Berry
  • Location: Sheet centre
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.12958-R
Primary reference Number: 185786
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 1 November 2011 Updated: Wednesday 31 May 2017 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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