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On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C , Case GG, Shelf 65, Box I

Print
ca. 1750-1756 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

An engraved trade card for Maydwell and Windle cut-glass manufacturers and retailers. The image on the trade cards depicts the Royal Warrant above a cartouche and, in the lower half, scenes from cut-glass manufacture. It is also adorned with various cut-glass products including chandeliers, candelabra and glasses.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Engraving and etching
Brief Description
Print by Robert Clee, trade card for Maydwell and Windles, engraving and etching, ca. 1750-1756
Physical Description
An engraved trade card for Maydwell and Windle cut-glass manufacturers and retailers. The image on the trade cards depicts the Royal Warrant above a cartouche and, in the lower half, scenes from cut-glass manufacture. It is also adorned with various cut-glass products including chandeliers, candelabra and glasses.
Dimensions
  • Cut to height: 27.8cm
  • Cut to width: 19.2cm
Dimensions taken from Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1997
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic References
  • Young, Hilary. An eighteenth-century London glass-cutter's trade card. Apollo, Febuary 1998.pp. 41-46
  • Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1997
Collection
Accession Number
E.858-1997

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record createdApril 8, 2009
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