No. 003

Title

No. 003

Page Number

Address

46 Compton St

Geographic Details

St. Ann's Soho

Date(s)

Prior to 1789 (when business moved to 42 Greek St.) [1]

Medium

Printer

Name of Business / Business Owner

Services

Annotations / Handwritten Text

Sells pictures & has frequently good secondhand French framing. / B. He works for Lord Bute

Printed Text

Picture Frame Warehouse / Maskens / Carver & Gilder / No. 46 / Compton Street / St. Ann's SOHO.

Description

Engraved card, text with flourishes. Lord Bute most likely referring to John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute (1713-1792). [2]

Research Notes

+ See Heal, 96.8 on British Museum website [webpage currently unavailable]

+ Lord Bute went to Eton with Horace Walpole [2]

Page Last Updated

Sources

[1] 'M', in Dictionary of English Furniture Makers 1660-1840, ed. Geoffrey Beard and Christopher Gilbert (Leeds, 1986), pp. 563-638. British History Online http://www.british-history.ac.uk/no-series/dict-english-furniture-makers/m.

[2] “Encyclopædia Britannica, Ninth Edition/John Stuart, Third Earl of Bute.” Encyclopædia Britannica, Ninth Edition/John Stuart, Third Earl of Bute - Wikisource, the Free Online Library, en.wikisource.org/wiki/Encyclopædia_Britannica,_Ninth_Edition/John_Stuart,_third_Earl_of_Bute.

Collection

Citation

“No. 003,” English Trade Cards: A Digital Companion, accessed September 18, 2021, http://englishtradecards.org/items/show/3.

Geolocation