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Textiles: a petition presented on behalf of the descendants of John Kay, for a pension. Coloured lithograph by Nosworthy and Wells after Cardwell, with letterpress, 1846.

Cardwell.
Date
28 October 1846
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Description

At top, a rural scene, showing all the activities concerned with spinning and weaving cloth, and all the members of the community involved, from children to aged persons

Publication/Creation

[London?] : Thomas Sutcliffe, 28 October 1846.

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour

Lettering

To the merchants, manufacturers, &c. &c. of Great Britain. ; Cardwell del. ; Nosworthy & Wells lith.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 46142i

Lettering note

The extensive letterpress text contains the names and localities of several hundred textile manufacturers, signatories to the petition

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Languages

  • English


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