A handbill issued by Thomas Butler (fl. 1787-1814) of the Strand, advertised 'Bed Furniture & Mattresses calculated for the East and West Indies. Ship Cabbins furnished. Articles particularly adapted and for Travelling and Exportation'. A child's beds of this form with a 'Butler' label was sold anonymously, in these Rooms, 19 March 1987, lot 125 (C. Gilbert, Pictorial Dictionary of Marked London Furniture 1700-1840, Leeds, 1996, fig. 170).