English School (c.1800) Print / Trade Card – Crane, Taylor, Habit & Pelisse Maker; No. 31 Long Acre, London.
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Advertises: Crane, Taylor, Habit & Pelisse Maker; No. 31 Long Acre, London…. “Respectfully informs his numerous friends, and the public in General that he continues to serve them with every Article of the above Line on the best and Cheapest terms, he begs leave to recommend particularly to their Notice his so much Approved & Original plan of making Coats & Breeches with less seams than usual particularly Sleeves with one seam, Fits as well as with two far Superior in Respect to wear, and not to be Equalled in any Shop in town. Naval & Military Uniforms, Habits & Pelisses, Boys fancy Dresses, Servants Liveries, and every Article in Dress with Elegance & Dispatch. Orders for Exportation on the shortest Notice…”. Re: BM collection; Heal,40.29
Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Hinged on both top corners onto a sheet of blue card. This print will be shipped in a clear archival acid-free polyester sleeve.
Provenance: Sir Ambrose Heal (1872-1859). Chairman of Heals furniture shop in Tottenham Court Road. Authority on London shops and trades on which he published many articles and books.
Sheet: 9 1/8 x 6 7/8 in. (23.1 x 17.4 cm.)
Card: 12 3/8 x 9 7/8 in. (31.5 x 25.2 cm.)