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Barbaroux, William (1765)

Barbaroux, William

Golden Lyon, St Paul’s Churchyard, London; gilt leather worker (fl. c.1765)

Barbaroux took over the business of his uncle, John Hutton, who died in 1764. 

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Trade card of William Barbaroux, Nephew and successor of the late Mr John Hatton at the Golden Lion Fronting the South Door in St Pauls Church Yd. London. Makes & Sells all Sorts of Gilt leather for Hanging of Rooms & Staircases, Cabins, &c. Also Covers for Tables , Harpsichords & Chairs, with great variety of Indian Pictures & Screens, in the newest & Genteelest Taste; at the lowest prices. Wholesale, Retail & for Exportation, c.1765 [Heal,78.1]. © The Trustees of the British Museum

Source: Elot Koldeweij, ‘Gilt Leather Hangings in Chinoiserie and other Styles: an English Speciality’, Furniture History (2000).