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Bill head for Matthew Pearson, Warehouseman and Haberdasher, London: P.12982-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Bill head for Matthew Pearson, Warehouseman and Haberdasher, London

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Bride

Entities

Categories

Description

One of the Balthwayt family bills

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th century
Production date: circa AD 1775 : See description

School or Style

British

Components of the work

Paper composed of laid paper ( old folds)
Sheet Height 142 mm Width 205 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Bride, sculp Norris St: St James's
  • Location: Plate centre left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Mrs Brathwaite
  • Location: Sheet upper left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Name

Inscription present: digits in brackets are printed

  • Text: 6 June [17]75
  • Location: Plate upper right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Bo.t of Matt.w Pearson / No.4 / At the Royal-Point Tavistock Street, Covent Garden.
  • Location: Plate centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: unread last two lines of sums.

  • Text: Altring a Brunswick dress 5.6 A White holl.d hoop 5 A Blond Queens night cap 10.6 (+3.6)? (P. 3.6)? Recd the Contents in full for Mr Pearson / Sam Larker
  • Location: Sheet lower centre
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: July 10: 1775 Pd / Pearson
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.12982-R
Primary reference Number: 185812
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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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