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Dawes, John & Noyes, Edward (1828-30)

Dawes, John & Noyes, Edward, near the ‘Feathers Inn’, Bridge St Row, Chester, carvers, gilders, picture dealers and looking-glass manufacturers (1828–30). Advertised in Chester Chronicle and North Wales Advertiser, 28 August 1829, that they ‘manufacture all kinds of MODERN and ANTIQUE PICTURE FRAMES, CHIMNEY and PIER GLASSES, of the largest dimensions, made to order in the most fashionable style and on the most moderate terms. Antique and modern CARVING to match any work. A large assortment of Chimney, Pier and mahogany Cheval and Box Dressing Glasses, constantly on Sale … N.B., Gentlemen wishing to have their Picture-frames regilt or Pictures cleaned can have them done at their own houses, to prevent the possibility of damage on removing’. Dissolving of partnership announced, Chester Courant and Anglo-Welsh Gazette, 31 August 1830, the business to be carried on by Edward Noyes jnr & Co.

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