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Creator:
Leath, Henry, creator.
Title(s):

Billhead of Henry Leath, London clothier, recording purchases by J. Challinor, 1851.

Published/Created:
London, 1851.
Physical Description:
1 sheet : illustration, 19 x 14 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
HF5439.C6 L43 1851 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Archives & Manuscripts
Notes:
"H. Leath. Hosier, glove & shirt maker. 303, High Holborn. Eight doors west of Chancery Lane. Handkerchief & scarf warehouse. Socks, collars, braces, umbrella, carpet, bags, &c. Wholesale & retail."
Features an image of the Leath shopfront, engraved by Reeves & Hoare.
Old Bailey proceedings, 19th August 1850, notes a Henry Leath, hosier, who testifies against a Frances Davison, for theft.
Completed in pen and black ink.
Records two transactions (April 30 and May 1) in which Challinor buys shirts and gloves totalling £4/15/8. Leath records receipt of payment on May 8th (?), 1851.
Subject Terms:
Accessories (Clothing & dress)
Challinor, J., active 1851.
Clothing and dress -- Great Britain.
Clothing trade -- Great Britain.
Drapery industry -- Great Britain.
Fashion -- Great Britain.
Leath, Henry.
London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Storefronts -- Great Britain.
Woolen goods industry -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1851.
Receipts (financial records)
Billheads.
Blank forms.
Ephemera.
Financial records.
Postage stamps -- Great Britain.
Contributors:
Hoare & Reeves, engraver.
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