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Bill-head of William Hinchliff & Co., Mercers, London: P.12972-R

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Object information

Titles

Bill-head of William Hinchliff & Co., Mercers, London

Maker(s)

Unknown (Printmaker)

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 1776 : See description

School or Style

British

Components of the work

Paper composed of laid paper ( old folds) Sheet Height 193 mm Width 243 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: London / Bo.t of Will.m Hinchliffe & Co. / Mercers / At the Fen & Chickens in Henrietta Street / COVENT GARDEN
  • Location: Plate centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 29 Feb.y 1776
  • Location: Plate upper right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: itemised bill

  • Text: 21 yds drab ground corded Tissue..... 10/ 10.10.0 / Recd the Contents for Mr Hinchliff & Co. / Thomas Poole
  • Location: Sheet lower centre
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Feb: 29: 76 Silk
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.12972-R
Primary reference Number: 185800
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 3 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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