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  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750-1756 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Clee, Robert (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving and etching

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 65, box I

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.

Place of Origin

London (made)


ca. 1750-1756 (made)


Clee, Robert (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving and etching


Height: 27.8 cm cut to, Width: 19.2 cm cut to

Descriptive line

Print by Robert Clee, trade card for Maydwell and Windles, engraving and etching, ca. 1750-1756

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

pp. 41-46
Young, Hilary. An eighteenth-century London glass-cutter's trade card. Apollo, Febuary 1998.
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1997


Paper; Material


Engraving; Etching; Technique

Subjects depicted

Chandeliers; Subject; Glasses; Cut-glass; Candelabra


Prints; Advertising; Glass


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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