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Joseph Fenson and Sons : Sykes Works, Bridge St., Sheffield.

Great Britain, ca. 1870?
Physical Description:
1 printing plate : copper ; 12 x 15 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Eph Pr 12
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of George Gregory Smart, Yale BA 1977
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Copper plate used in the printing of Joseph Fenson and Sons trade cards.
Joseph Fenson and Sons was a manufacturer of strait razors, cutlery, and knives. The company was founded by Joseph Fenton in 1795 and was situated on Scotland Street, Sheffield. In the early 1870's the firm moved to Sykes Works on Matilda Street and Eyre Street.
Plate is not signed.
Subject Terms:
Advertising cards -- Great Britain.
Commercial printing -- England.
Copperplates -- Specimens.
Cutlery -- Great Britain.
Joseph Fenson and Sons.
Printing plates -- Great Britain -- 19th century.

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