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Hawkesworth, James (1793-1806)

Hawkesworth, James

Dublin, Ireland; carver and gilder (fl.1793-1806)

Recorded at 12 & 14 Duke Street, 1793-1806. Trade label reads ‘Js HAWKESWORTH, Carver & Gilder, from London, No. 14 Duke Street, Dublin. Paintings & Prints Neatly Framd. Glazd. &c. A most elegant variety of Looking Glasses Girandoles &c. Elegant Gilt Bordering for Rooms’. Oval label with neo-Classical decoration surmounted by Prince of Wales feathers (illus. Furniture History (1985), p. 275).

Sources: Glin, ‘Dublin Directories and Trade Labels’, Furniture History (1985); Glinn & Peill, Irish Furniture (2007), p. 293.