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Bill head: P.12988-R

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Object information

Titles

  • Bill-head of Bromwich, Isherwood & Bradley, Paper stainers, London

One of the Blathwayt family bills.

Named entities

Acquisition and important dates

  • Method of acquisition: Bequeathed
  • Dates: 1923

Dating

Maker(s)

Components of the work

  • Paper composed of laid paper ( old folds)
  • Sheet measuring: Height by mm by 229 by Width by mm by 209

Techniques used in production

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Wm. Blaithwaite Esq.r
  • Location: Sheet upper left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Name
  • Text: London 17 / Bo.t of Bromwich, Isherwood & Bradley / At the Golden Lyon, on Ludgate Hill
  • Location: Plate centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: itemised bill

  • Text: 1772 / Dec 15 A set of papier maché Ornaments, in Oil / Gold (for Picture Frames) 2..4..0/ A Box for Packing D[itt]o. ..2.. / 1773 June 25 6 pc’s Printed Paper 10/ 3.. / 6 doz borders /9 4..6 / 6 pc’s blue on Stonepaper 3/ 18.. / ½ doz pitts (?) borders /6 3..9 / 5 Quires Stamp’d Cartouch paper /17 7..1 / A Box 2.. .. / Sept 6 4 pc’s M.c India paper 10/ 2.. .. / 4 doz borders 1/ 4.. / Nov 29 4 pcs Printed Paper 10/ 2.. .. / £11..5..4 / Rec the 26 Febry 1774 the / above Contents in full for Mr Bromwich& Co. / J Bolton
  • Location: Sheet centre
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Feb: 26:74 Pd / Pd Broomwich
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Wm Blaithwaire Esq / Golden Square / 9,,5,,4
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription

Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

Identification numbers

Audit data

  • Created: Thursday 3 November 2011
  • Updated: Wednesday 31 May 2017
  • Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021
  • Data source: Adlib

Associated institutions

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