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Bill-head of Thomas, William & Robert King, Mercers, London: P.12975-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Bill-head of Thomas, William & Robert King, Mercers, 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 1781 : See description

School or Style

British

Components of the work

Paper composed of laid paper ( old folds)
Sheet Height 275 mm Width 264 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bought of Thomas King & William King / MERCERS to His MAJESTY, / Their Royal Highnesses the Prince of Wales, Prince Frederick, Princess Royal &c&c / At the Wheat Sheaf & Sun, in King Street, Covent Garden, London

  • Location: Plate centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 1781 / May _ 4_ 21 yds Crapaud colr Lustring 6/- 6.6 / Received the full Contents / Robt King
  • Location: Sheet lower centre
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: May ye 4:81 / King
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.12975-R
Primary reference Number: 185804
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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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