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Bayley, Blew & Chapman (1829-35)

Bayley, Blew & Chapman, 17 Cockspur St, London, dressing case makers and Perfumers to His Majesty and H R H Duke of York, (1829–35). The accounts of George IV of 1828 mention a rosewood writing desk edged with brass and a buhl border, patent lock, and flaps covered with green velvet; interior glass is mounted with silver. The cost of £15 12s included a solid leather travelling cover. A bill of 1835 in the Arundel Castle records for 3s has the heading: ‘Bayley, Blew & Chapman, Dressing Case Makers, Perfumers to His Majesty, 17 Cockspur Street’. [D; RA 25433; Arundel Castle records, A2110]

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