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Adams, Robert & Co. (1801-1816)

Adams, Robert & Co.

403 Oxford Street and 2 Dean Street, Soho, London; chair and sofa manufacturers, cabinet makers, upholsterers, japanners and gilders (fl. 1801–16)

Also traded under the style of Adams & Gray from 1801–04, and Adams, Graves & Co. from 1807–08. They had additional premises in Tottenham Court Road in 1808.

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British Museum

Trade card of Adams, Graves & Co JAPAN'D CHAIR & SOFA MANUFACTURERS, JAPANNERS and GILDERS, No 403, Oxford Street, No 2 Deans Street, Soho & 169 Tottenham Court Road, London, The Nobility & Public are most respectfully inform'd that every Article in the above Branches are Manufactured on the Premises & under the immediate inspection of A. G & Co and that an Elegant assortment of the newest Patterns will be constantly kept in their Warerooms from the superb Drawing room & Parlour to the Common Bedroom Chair. It is also their intention to keep a Constant Sock of Chairs & various other Articles ready for delivery at the shortest Possible Notice / Japan'd Rout Chairs lent on Hire. NB. Upholsterers, Cabinet Makers & Undertakers Exportation Orders executed with dispatch, c. 1807-8 [Heal,73.1]. © The Trustees of the British Museum

Source: DEFM

The original entry from Dictionary of English Furniture Makers, 1660-1840 can be found at British History Online.