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End Piece

1870 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

End piece of printed cotton. With stamps in bright blue.

From top to bottom the arrangement if as follows:

1. Border of blue dashes within blue cords.
2. a) Stamp printed sideways. b) Crested shield bearing a sprouting tree stump before which is an anchor. Sprays of oak below the shield. To either side are the words 'PRIVATE / MARK'. c) '1500' printed with bars of blue and below is 'PRIVATE STAMP'. d) as (b). e) Triangle containing the words of the maker.
3. Three large stamps consisting of a medallion containing the tree stump and anchor, and the words 'TRADE MARK', and the motto 'VIRESCO', the medallion is surrounded by a band of mock-Arabic script surrounded by a belt bearing the words 'JULIUS LIEPMANN & CO. MANCHESTER', surrounded by a wreath of oak.
4. A rectangular stamp and the length of the piece as 42 yards.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Printed cotton, stamped
Brief Description
End piece of printed cotton, made by Julius Liepmann & Co., England, 1870.
Physical Description
End piece of printed cotton. With stamps in bright blue.



From top to bottom the arrangement if as follows:



1. Border of blue dashes within blue cords.

2. a) Stamp printed sideways. b) Crested shield bearing a sprouting tree stump before which is an anchor. Sprays of oak below the shield. To either side are the words 'PRIVATE / MARK'. c) '1500' printed with bars of blue and below is 'PRIVATE STAMP'. d) as (b). e) Triangle containing the words of the maker.

3. Three large stamps consisting of a medallion containing the tree stump and anchor, and the words 'TRADE MARK', and the motto 'VIRESCO', the medallion is surrounded by a band of mock-Arabic script surrounded by a belt bearing the words 'JULIUS LIEPMANN & CO. MANCHESTER', surrounded by a wreath of oak.

4. A rectangular stamp and the length of the piece as 42 yards.
Dimensions
  • Width: 18in
  • Length: 33in
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'WARNING! / THIS HEADING / IS A PRIVATE ONE / OF MESSRS / JULIUS LIEPMANN & CO / 15th JUNE 1870' (Stamp printed sideways)
  • 'PRIVATE / MARK' (On either side below the shield)
  • '1500 [with bars of blue] / PRIVATE STAMP' (Printed)
  • 'JULIUS LIEPMANN & CO., / TRADE MARK, / REGISTERED / NUMBER / 19103' (In a triangle)
  • 'TRADE MARK' and 'VIRESCO' [inside medallions] and 'JULIUS LIEPMANN & CO. MANCHESTER' [on the belt] (Medallions on three large stamps)
  • 'WARNING! / THE ABOVE STAMPS AND THEIR / ARRANGEMENT ARE PRIVATE PROPERTY / OF MESSRS. JULIUS LIEPMANN & CO.' (On rectangular stamp)
Credit line
Given by Saffron Walden Museum
Collection
Accession Number
T.17-1969

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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