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Bickerstaff, William (1829)

Bickerstaff, William

2 Little Vere Street, Piccadilly, London; carver and gilder (fl. 1829)

Possibly the Bickerstaff of 2 Little Vine Street, Piccadilly, whose trade card reads: ‘CARVER & GILDER, PICTURE CLEANER, FURNITURE JAPANNER and ORNAMENTAL PAINTER, Chairs, Sofas, Commodes, Cornices, India Cabinets re-japanned or repaired. Looking Glass & Picture Frames made to order, old ones re-gilt. Varnishing & polishing. House painting. Graining &c. on lowest terms’ [V&A Print Dept, Box GG65, 12875. 3].

Source: DEFM

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