Adamson, Robert

Fenchurch St, London; cabinet maker, joiner and mahogany turner(1751–66)
His trade card [Heal; MMA; NY] states that he ‘Makes all sorts of Cabinet Looking Glasses and Mahogany Goods at the lowest Prices. NB. Funerals perform'd & Goods Appraised’. On 11 April 1766 supplied to Sir William Robinson of Newby Hall ‘Blinds for windows … curiously painted on canvas, silk or wire’. [Temple Newsam Exhib., 1976, 21; GL, City Licence bks, vols 1 and 2]