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Bishop, —, Long Acre, London, ‘from Edinburgh’, gilder and carver (late 18th century). Hepplewhite-style oval mirror recorded bearing label which states that he ‘performs carving & gilding in all its branches, viz.
Bland, Charles, London, cm and u (1672–80). Named in the Royal Household accounts as a cm to Charles II.
Bradburn(e), John, London, cm, u, appraiser, undertaker (1750–d. 1781).
Bromwich, Thomas, at ‘The Golden Lyon’, Ludgate Hill, London, paper stainer and u (1748–d. 1787). Trade card, dated 1748, states that he ‘Makes and Sells all manner of Screens, Window Blinds, and Covers for Tables, Cabins, Stair-Cases, &c.
Cattaneo & Co., E., 66 Hanover St, Liverpool, opticians, barometer, thermometer and looking-glass manufacturers (1818).
Chipchase, Robert & Lambert, Robert, London, cm and u (1767–88). At 2 Beak St, Golden Sq., 1767–75 when the address became 28 Warwick St, Golden Sq. The Beak St address was still being used by Robert Chipchase as late as 1787.
Chippendale, Thomas snr, London, cm (b. 1718–d. 1779).
Cobb, John, 72 St Martin's Lane, London, u and cm (c. 1715– 78). John Cobb was presumably the one of that name put app. in 1729 to Tim Money, a Norwich u, for £45. [GL, Boyd's app. lists, vol. VI, p.
Cooper, George, London, carver and gilder, glass grinder and looking-glass manufacturer (1784–1839). At 8 Lombard St in 1784 but by 1785 the number had changed to 82.
Dalby, Edward, 8 Minories, London, carver, gilder, paper hanging and looking-glass manufacturer (1809–14). Trade label recorded: ‘Houses & Rooms Papered in Town or Country in a New & Superior Style.
Dell, —, 62 French St, Southampton, ‘Oval and Round Turner, Picture Frame Maker & Gilder’ (c. 1825–30). So states label on gilded frame containing silk-work landscape picture, c. 1825–30.
Elliott, —, 6 St James's Buildings, Rosomand St, Clerkenwell, London, carver and gilder. Undated trade card states: ‘Prints, Drawings, Needlework Framed & Glazed.’ [Bodleian Lib., Johnson Coll.; Furn. Hist., 1974]
Fradin, Abraham, Haymarket, London, u and cm (1744). Auction announced in Daily Advertiser, 22 October 1744 of the ‘Household Furniture, Stock in Trade and Lease of the late Dwelling-House of Mr. Abraham Fradin, Cabinet-maker, next Door to Mr.
Mayhew, John (1736–d. 1811) and Ince, William (d. 1804), London, cm.
Nix, George, London, cm (1744–51). Information about George Nix is somewhat sparse. In 1716 he is described as ‘citizen and joiner’ and recorded taking app. named Edward, son of Edward Halfhide, citizen and joiner, on 15 August for a payment of £15.
Phill, Thomas, ‘The Three Golden Chairs’, Strand, London, u (1700–d.1728). Free of the Upholders’ Co., 23 September 1700. Took as app. Thomas Collins of St Ives, Hunts. 2 June 1709 and he was made free, 4 November 1719.
Saltmarsh, William, 79 Coleman St, Lothbury, London, looking-glass manufacturer (1815–29). From 1819–25 listed as William Saltmarsh & Son.
Sandrino, John Baptist, Liverpool, print seller, carver and gilder (1804–13). In 1804 at 21 Paradise St where he carried on the trade of print seller, looking-glass and picture frame manufacturer.
Saunders & Woolley, 170 Regent St, London, house decorators and u ‘By Appointment to the Queen’ (1840). In August 1840 supplied Lord Fitzalan with ‘A richly carved & gilt chair mounted with customer's own needlework’ costing £15 15s.
Seddon, George, Aldersgate St, London, cm (1753–1868).
Sewell, Richard, Leadenhall St, London, carver and gilder (1782–93). His trade card [Laundauer Coll., MMA, NY] states that he framed prints, drawings and needlework, cleaned, lined and repaired old pictures and regilded frames.
Sidney, Benjamin, Soho, London, upholder (1700–07). Known in connection with materials supplied to and work done for the Duchess of Buccleuch. In 1700 paid £16 0s 11d for furnishings at Moor Park, Herts.
Smith, Charles, Lower Grosvenor St, London, u (1781–1825). Charles Smith traded on his own account at 69 Lower Grosvenor St, 1784–90, and by 1790 his firm was claiming to be ‘Upholsters to Their Majesties’.
Turner, Thomas, 139 New Bond St, London, u and cm to their Majesties (1809–40). Recorded in partnership with Henry Turner, 1809–25.
Wade, William, Leadenhall St, London, carver and gilder (1784–1839). The number in Leadenhall St was 43 in 1784 but from the following year 86 and was situated on the corner of Cree Church Lane.