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Day, W. (1820)

Day, W.

353 Strand and 12 Charing Cross, London; trunk and portable bed manufacturer (fl. c. 1820)

Day's trade card announces him to be ‘BY HIS MAJESTY'S ROYAL LETTERS PATENT … OF THE EXPANDING AND PRESS TRUNKS & PORTMANTEAUS, Trunk Maker to HRH the DUKES OF YORK & SUSSEX. Sole Inventor of the Imperial Double Trunk & Trunk Canteen at his PORTABLE BEDSTEAD AND CAMP EQUIPAGE Manufactories’. William IV military oak chest of drawers recorded bearing trade label [Guildhall Library trade card collection; Phillips’, 12 November 1963, lot 99].

Source: DEFM

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