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Bill-head of Philip Margas, Grocer & China Importer, London: P.13000-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Bill-head of Philip Margas, Grocer & China Importer, London

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Unknown

Entities

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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 1768 : See description

School or Style

British

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( old folds)
Sheet Height 118 mm Width 194 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Willm Blathwy /at / Eqr Golden / Square
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Address
  • Text: Pd Mr Margas / Feb ye 12 1768
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Willm Blathwyat
  • Location: Sheet upper left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Name

Inscription present: digits in brackets are printed. Dated 12 Feb 1768

  • Text: 12th Feby [17]68
  • Location: Plate upper right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date
  • Text: London/ Bo.t of Philip Margas, at the Golden Fan / In BucklersBury near Stocks Market £ S D 2 Dozn of mangoes 1s 1,,4,,- A box for D. -1- 1.5 - Recd the Contents in full of all / Demands for Mrs Margas Pd / I Griffiths
  • Location: Sheet lower centre
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.13000-R
Primary reference Number: 185830
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Audit data

Created: Friday 4 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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