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Boulnois, —, 14 Charlotte St, Rathbone Pl., London, u (c. 1830). Address on label recorded on chair of transitional Sheraton-Victorian type. [V & A archives] Label also found on a music Canterbury at Birthwaite Hall, Yorks.
Brown, John Cossons, Market Pl., Blandford, Dorset, cm, u and designer (1836–40). Took app. named Cornelius Weaver Doe in 1836 for five years at a charge of £95 including food and lodging.
Coade, Eleanor and her successors, London (1769–c. 1840). Eleanor Coade (b. 1733–d. 1821) made an artificial stone at Narrow Wall, Lambeth, which so successfully imitated natural limestone that it has been mistaken for it ever since.
Dowbiggin(g) (or Dowbiggen), Thomas, Mount St, London, Royal cm and u (b. 1788–d. 1854). After long neglect, Dowbiggin has at last come to light as probably the most highly reputed and successful cm of the 2nd quarter of the 19th century.
Gillow, Lancaster and London cm (c. 1730–after 1840).
Holland & Sons. Their Victorian activities are beyond the scope of this work (see Taprell & Holland for work to 1843) but the enquirer should consult the late Edward T. Joy's typescript on the firm. [V&A archives]
Jackson & Graham, 37 and 38 Oxford St, London, cm and u (1836–40). One of the leading furniture makers of the Victorian period but in business at 37 Oxford St by June 1836.
Maw, S., London. Impressed mark recorded on the base of a small 19th-century mahogany wall cabinet with two plain glazed doors. Possibly a Victorian piece.
Miles, Henry & Edwards, John, 134 Oxford St, London, furniture printers, u and cm (1822–44).
Priest, W., London, auctioneer, appraiser and u (1837–40). A maker whose name is well-known from the large number of items surviving stamped with his name and address, or having his trade labels affixed.
Steel, Thomas, 128 Kirkgate, Leeds, Yorks., cm and furniture warehouse (1826–30). A set of six early Victorian mahogany dining chairs have been noted stamped ‘T STEEL’. [D]
Taprell, Stephen & Holland, William, London, cm, u, chair and sofa manufacturers (c. 1803–35) succeeded by Taprell, Holland & Son (1835–43).