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Medhurst, David (1790-1796)

Medhurst, David

St. John's Lane, West Smithfield, London; cabinet maker, undertaker and upholder (fl. c.1790-96)

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© The Trustees of the British Museum

Trade card of Medhurst, cabinet maker, upholder and undertaker, c.1790 [Heal,28.142] © The Trustees of the British Museum

A bow-fronted mahogany chest of drawers cross-banded in satinwood, bears one of his trade labels in the top drawer, c.1790 [Private Collection]. Medhurst subscribed to Sheraton’s Drawing Book (1793) and was declared bankrupt in 1796 [Billinge's Liverpool Advertiser, 27 June 1796].

Source: DEFM; Gilbert, Pictorial Dictionary of Marked London Furniture 1700-1840 (1996).