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Hick, Joseph (1817-37)

Hick, Joseph, Leeds, Yorks., carver and gilder, varnish maker, furniture japanner, sign and ornamental painter (1817–37). Recorded at 56 Mill Hill in 1817; 9 West Bar, 1828–34 and 12 Westbar in 1837. Trade card gives Mill Hill address and reads: ‘Imitations of Wood & Marble. Old Bed & Window Cornices, Wash Stands, Dressing Tables, Chairs &c repainted to any Colour & Varnished to look equal to new. Sofas, Chaise &c Stained in Imitation of Rosewood. India Cabinets repaired & imitated. Bronzing &c. Ladies Work Boxes & Screens neatly Varnished & Polished.’ [D; Landauer Coll., MMA, NY] Possibly Hick, —.

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