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HUDSON, John (fl. 1827--1829)
J. Hudson 85, Cheapside, London. Manufacturer of ornamental embossed glass for halls, staircase windows, sash doors, fan lights, &c. ...
[London]: [1829?].
Engr. card ; 9.4 x 6.2 cm

Trade card printed in gilt on coated stock. Suggested date from accompanying letter, making this potentially a very early, English example of a type of card known as 'porcelain cards' and typically printed in Belgium from the 1840s. The glass is advertised as 'peculiarly adapted for the prevention of an unpleasant view.' With a list of prices.

Copy Notes Accompanies an ALs signed John Hudson and dated 85 Cheapside 24 July 1829, inviting Soane to view a recently completed Fan Light / with Embossed White & Stained Glass, which / will remain in my possession about 10 days.

Binding Card.

Reference Number 6823


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