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Creator:
Elliston & Cavell, Ltd.
Title(s):

Billheads of Elliston & Cavell, clothiers, Oxford, for clothing purchased by Mrs. Risley, on behalf of the Warneford Asylum.

Published/Created:
London, 1909-1911.
Physical Description:
3 sheets : illustration ; 19 x 23 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GT737 .E45 1909 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Archives & Manuscripts
Notes:
"Bot. of Elliston & Cavell, Ltd. drapers & silk mercers, costumiers, nilliners, ladies & children's outfitters, furriers, glovers, hosiers & haberdashers, trousseaux, layettes, Indian & colonial outfits. Cabinet makers, upholsterers, house furnishings, bedstead & bedding warehousemen, carpet factors, blind makers, portmaneau, bags, dress baskets & travelling requisites. Funeral directors.
"Telegraphic address: Ellistons Oxford. Telephone number 181. 7.8.9.10.11 & 12 Magdalen Street, Oxford."
The lithographed billhead features an illustration of Elliston & Cavell's storefront in Oxford. The sheet from 1909 is printed in blue ink.
Three billheads of Elliston & Cavell, Oxford clothier, recording purchases made by Mrs. Risley of the Warneford Asylum in 1909, 1910, and 1911. The first (a), in Nov. 1909, records the purchase of 2 bodices and 3 hose, totalling £18/0/0. Dated at top Christmas, 190[9]. Invoice no.: [494]. Receipt of payment affixed to invoice, dated Jany. 10, 1910. The second billhead (b), from June 1910), records the purchase of 13 buttons, silk brocade, 6 black dresses, 4 lining, 33 flannelette, and 1 3/4 lining totalling, £1/15/16. Invoice no.: [495]. Receipt of payment affixed to invoice, dated July 4, 1910. The third billhead (c), from May and June, 1911, records the purchase of 2 1/2 yards of damask, H.S. cloth, 1 silk broche, 6 black dresses, 4 lining and 2 1/2 yards of flannelette, totalling £2/2/9 with a discount and final total £2/1/8. Dated at top: Midsummer. Invoice no.: [498]. Receipt of payment affixed to invoice, dated July 7, 1911.
Subject Terms:
Asylums -- Great Britain.
Cabinetmakers -- Great Britain.
Children's clothing -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Clothing and dress -- Great Britain.
Clothing trade -- Great Britain.
Drapery industry -- Great Britain.
Elliston & Cavell, Ltd.
Interiors.
Merchants -- England -- Oxford -- 19th century.
Oxford (England) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Storefronts -- Great Britain.
Undertakers and undertaking -- Great Britain.
Upholsterers -- Great Britain.
Warneford Asylum.
Woolen goods industry -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- 1909-1911.
Receipts (financial records)
Billheads.
Blank forms.
Ephemera.
Financial records.
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