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Trade card

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1st half 19th Century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving and etching

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Aubrey J. Toppin, CVO

  • Museum number:

    E.346-1967

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case G, shelf 66

Physical description

Trade card of M. Hicks, teal dealer and grocer. Illustrated with a scene of an oriental port with the lettering printed beneath.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1st half 19th Century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Engraving and etching

Marks and inscriptions

'M. Hicks, Tea Dealer & Grocer, 14, Lower Road, Islington / Foreign fruits, spices &c. / opposite the Thatched House.'
Lettered within the design

Dimensions

Height: 6.2 cm cut to, Width: 9.2 cm cut to

Descriptive line

Trade card of the tea dealer and grocer, M. Hicks; illustrated with the scene of an oriental port. Engraving and etching, first half of 19th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1967 . London: HMSO, 1968.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving; Etching

Subjects depicted

Trade; Boat; Port; Men; Tea; Column; Chest

Categories

Prints; Trade cards; Advertising; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares; Black History; Ephemera

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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