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Bill-head of Nathaniel Hall, Linen draper, London: P.12969-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Bill-head of Nathaniel Hall, Linen draper, London


Printmaker: Ellis, J.
Printmaker: Vickery, A.




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 1772 : See description

School or Style


Components of the work

Paper composed of laid paper ( old folds)
Sheet Height 192 mm Width 232 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: first three digits of the date are printed

  • Text: 12 Augt [177]2
  • Location: Plate upper right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Bought of Nathaniel Hall, / Linen Draper / at the Unicorn in Parliament Street, / Westminster
  • Location: Plate centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: A. Vickery Sculpt
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: J. Ellis Sclupt Clerkenwell.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 23 yds 7/8 Irish @ 2/4 2.13.8 12 yds Do. 3/- 1.16.- 4.9.8 Recd for Mr Hall/ J Alwood
  • Location: Sheet lower centre
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Aug.t 12: 1772 Pd / Mr Hall
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.12969-R
Primary reference Number: 185796
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 2 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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