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Society of Goffers at Blackheath: P.369-1945

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Current Location: In storage


Society of Goffers at Blackheath
Portrait of William Innes of Lime street square with a caddy


Printmaker: Green, Valentine
Painter: Abbott, Lemuel Francis (After)




History note: From the collection of James Burleigh James [Lugt 1425]; Sir William Augustus Fraser (1826-1898) [Lugt 2830].

History note: From the collection of Sir William Augustus Fraser (1826-1898) [Lugt 2831]; and from the collection of Reverend J. Burleigh James [Lugt 1425]

Legal notes

Purchased from the Perceval Fund, October 1945

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1945)


18th Century
Production date: AD 1790


Inscriptions on bottom "To the Society of Goffers at Blackheath. This Plate is with just Respect Dedicated by Their most humble servant Samuel Francis Abbott" and "Painted by L. F. Abbott 1790." and "Engraved by V. Green Mezzotinto Engraver to his Majesty & the Elector Palatine" and "Published Novr. 22d. 1790 by L.F. Abbott Caroline Street Bedford Square London".

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Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Published Nov.r 22.d 1790 by L.F. Abbott Caroline Street, Bedford Square London
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.369-1945
Primary reference Number: 200073
Chaloner-Smith: 75
Whiteman (Green): 133
Lugt: 2830
Lugt: 1425
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Created: Wednesday 14 January 2015 Updated: Monday 8 November 2021 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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