Receipt with letterheading, John Hay, Aberdeen, Scotland, 1838.

Receipt with letterheading, John Hay, Aberdeen, Scotland, 1838.
3 4 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 26cm

Description

Receipt for the sale of a bust and pillar made by John Hay, carver, gilder and printseller and retailer of optical and mathematical instruments made out on the 26 July and 26 August 1838. Illustrations in the letterhead show mathematical instruments including a telescope, barometer, compass and optical glasses as well as an artists trestle with a plaque reading 'Repository of the arts drawing materials' and a paint palette advertising oil and water colours.

Image Details

Image Ref.
 
10415944

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