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HETLEY & CLAUDET
Hetley & Claudet, wholesale French glass warehouse, No. 8, Tavistock Street, Covent Garden. Prices of large crown glass, perfectly flat and white, for prints, &c. ...
[London]: [1828].
[2] p. ; 20.3 cm. (8º)

Drop-head title, verso blank. Stock list added in MS. on blank verso: We have by us / 30 x 24 .... Various members of the Hetley family were active in the London glass trade at this time, including James Hetley whose firm was established in 1823, and Richard Hetley who until 1828 was in partnership with Antoine Claudet in Tavistock Street, and continued to trade from that address after the partnership was dissolved (q.v.). Claudet, the inventor of a machine for cutting glass cilinders to manufacture sheet glass, was also one of the pioneers of early photography, selling early examples of Daguerrotypes through the glass shop at 89 High Holborn in partnership with George Houghton (q.v.).

Copy Notes Enclosed in a covering letter from Hetley & Claudet dated April 12 1828: ... we have also a new article in / fluted Glass which cannot be made in England / & some fine colourd Glass ....

Binding Folded paper, C20th book tape.

Reference Number 6815


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