John Bricard Stanniforth's notebook of decorative watchpapers and manuscript poems

Made:
1844-1850

Notebook of engraved decorative watchpapers and manuscript poems, by John Bricard Stanniforth, Lincolnshire, England, 1844-1850. This collection was probably assembled during Stanniforth’s travels through many towns in England between 1844-1850 and indicates the multifunction of the watch maker and repairer trade. The watchpapers contain text or pictorial motifs advertising the services of the watchmakers.

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1999-1095/1
type:
watch papers
credit:
Grosvenor Prints

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