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    Sale 5955

    British Mezzotints & Printed Hankerchiefs, Part II, from the collection of the Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd

    25 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1299

    HACKNEY COACH AND CABRIOLET FARES

    ATTRIBUTED TO J BISHOP, 79 CHARTERHOUSE LANE, 1832-4

    Price Realised  

    HACKNEY COACH AND CABRIOLET FARES
    Attributed to J Bishop, 79 Charterhouse Lane, 1832-4
    Black ink on ivory silk, ground, printed with all the fares and regulations related to hackney cab fares, with embroidered monogramme in red silk LH
    87cm. X 90cm. (backed in silk conservation gauze)


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    See Cat No 2, The London Connection, Printed Handkerchiefs in the Collection of the Museum of London. An identical handkerchief was the first printed handkerchief to be acquired by the Museum. Five other handkerchieves of this design were known to the museum at the time of publication.

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