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Creator:
Lavey, John.
Title:
Bill for a coffin for Doctor Thompson : manuscript.
Published/Created:
Great Britain, 1817.
Physical Description:
1 sheet ; 12 x 19 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
In Process
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Archives & Manuscripts
Notes:
"To making a full mounted coffin and furnishing, timber and nails, for the deceased Doctor Thompson £2. 5s. 6d. To engraving the breastplate 2s." The bill is signed by the coffin maker John Lavey, and receipted October 11, 1817.
Subject Terms:
Coffin industry -- Great Britain.
Coffins -- Great Britain.
Death care industry.
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Thompson, Doctor, -1817.
Form/Genre:
Invoices.
Financial records.
Ephemera.
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