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Bishop, —

Bishop, —, Long Acre, London, ‘from Edinburgh’, gilder and carver (late 18th century). Hepplewhite-style oval mirror recorded bearing label which states that he ‘performs carving & gilding in all its branches, viz. chimney pieces, bed posts, chairs, girandoles, ornaments, looking glass frames, picture frames, gilt mouldings for rooms, prints, needlework, framed with fancy glass & maps neatly mounted. Orders expeditiously answered’.

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