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Creator:
Miller & Sons (London, England), creator.
Title(s):

[Billhead of Miller & Sons, candle merchants, London].

Published/Created:
London : Miller & Sons, [between 1830 and 1850?]
Physical Description:
1 sheet : illustration, 17 x 29 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TS1980 .M55 1830 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Archives & Manuscripts
Notes:
The engraved billhead features an image of the royal arms of Great Britain.
"Bought of Miller & Sons (successors to Mr. Glossop). Spermaceti refiners, wax chandlers & oil merchants, 179, Piccadilly, opposite Burlington House, and at their manufactory, 51, Old Compton Street, Soho. Sealing wax, chamber lamps, floating lights, lamp glasses, cottons &c. &c."
Inscribed: "5 per cent disct from the above prices will depend on the quantity ordered" and "Miller-Piccadilly. Pair of candles."
Completed in pen and black ink.
Miller & Sons were active at 179 Piccadilly from approximately 1830 to 1907.
Records purchase of a pair of candles and spermaceti. Date of purchase and buyer not identified. Bears no receipt of payment.
Subject Terms:
Candlemaking -- Great Britain.
Candles -- Great Britain.
Candles -- Prices -- England -- London.
House furnishings.
London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Miller & Sons (London, England)
Whale oil -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1830-1850.
Invoices.
Billheads.
Blank forms.
Ephemera.
Financial records.
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