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Sale catalogue

  • Place of origin:

    Sheffield (printed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1797 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Roberts, Cadman & Co. (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engravings bound in mottled board.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case M, shelf 63, box P []

Physical description

A catalogue of Sheffield plate, 70 engraved plates bound together in mottled boards.

Place of Origin

Sheffield (printed)


ca. 1797 (printed)


Roberts, Cadman & Co. (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Engravings bound in mottled board.


height: 10 in, width: 16.25 in

Descriptive line

A catalogue of Sheffield plate in original mottled covers, with 70 engraved plates, Sheffield, ca. 1797

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Engraving, Illustration & Design, Old English Pattern Books of the Metal Trades: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Collection in the Museum. London: Printed under the Authority of His Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1913.


Engraving; Binding; Mottling

Subjects depicted

Sheffield plate; Metal-work; Pattern books; Sales catalogues; Engravings


Sheffield Plate; Metalwork; Pattern books; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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