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Murray, George (1811-37)

Murray, George

Dublin, Ireland; carver, gilder and looking-glass manufacturer (fl. 1811-37)

At 2 Duke Street, Dublin (1811-21); 62 Dawson Street (1822-24); and as Murray, George and G. at 35 Molesworth Street (1825-28). Trade label with an address at ‘No. 2 Duke St. Within one Door of Grafton St’ is on the back of a mahogany hand mirror (Glin Castle) and a box of weighing scales (Newbridge, Co. Dublin). A trade label printed ‘MURRAY, Carver Gilder & Looking Glass Manufacturer No. 62 Dawson St. Dublin’. This label shows an elaborate shop front with mirrors and frames (illus. Glin, Furniture History (1985), fig.31).

Source: Glin, ‘Dublin Directories and Trade Labels’, Furniture History (1985).