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Hunter, William (1755-60)

Hunter, William, in Token House Yard, near the Royal Exchange, London, upholder and appraiser (1755–c.1760). Rococo trade card, c.1760, states that he ‘Makes after the Newest Fashion all sorts of Four Post & Standing Beds. Likewise Sells all sorts of Upholstery & Cabinet Goods… Feather Beds, Chairs, Tables, Glasses, Bureaus, Chests of Drawers, Turkey, Persia & Wilton Carpets, Quilts, Blankets, Damasks, Harrateens &c. Also Variety of Paper Hangings, Furniture, Checks, Flannells, Swanskins & Bayes. NB. Funerals Furnish'd Publick or Private.’ [Heal] A William Hunter subscribed to Chippendale's Director, 1754.

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