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Adamson, Robert (1751-66)

Adamson, Robert, Fenchurch St, London, cm, joiner and mahogany turner (1751–66). His trade card [Heal; MMA; NY] states that he ‘Makes all sorts of Cabinet Looking Glasses and Mahogany Goods at the lowest Prices. NB. Funerals perform'd & Goods Appraised’. On 11 April 1766 supplied to Sir William Robinson of Newby Hall ‘Blinds for windows … curiously painted on canvas, silk or wire’. [Temple Newsam Exhib., 1976, 21; GL, City Licence bks, vols 1 and 2]

The original entry from Dictionary of English Furniture Makers, 1660-1840 can be found at British History Online.