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Bill-head of I. or J. Brown, Haberdasher, London: P.12940-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Bill-head of I. or J. Brown, Haberdasher, London


Printmaker: Unknown




One of the Blathwayt family bills.

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style


Components of the work

Paper composed of laid paper ( old folds)
Sheet Height 169 mm Width 214 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: London / Bo.t of J. Brown, Haberdasher, / At the Bird in hand & star opposite old Round Court in ye Strand
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Plate centre
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 1 [?] 5/2 Oz. worsted shades / 0.5.4 /2 / Recd in full J Brown.
  • Location: Sheet centre
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.12940-R
Primary reference Number: 189399
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Audit data

Created: Monday 3 September 2012 Updated: Wednesday 31 May 2017 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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