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Donne, George, George J. & Joseph (1826-1871)

Donne, George, George J. & Joseph

Hoxton & Leadenhall Street, London; carvers and gilders (fl.1826–71)

Addresses for George J. Donne given at 26 Pitfield St, 1826–27; 6 Charles Sq., 1829; and Queen St, 1835–37. Listed in the London Post Office Directory 1871 as George J. & Joseph Donne at 155 Leadenhall Street.

G. Donne was recorded as an exhibitor/manufacturer of Leadenhall Street at the Irish Industrial Exhibition, Dublin, 1853 (Class XXVI, exhibitor no. 23). His display included a gilt console table, with jasper plate glass top, and carved and gilded chimney-glasses. 

Sources: DEFM; Sproule, The Irish Industrial Exhibition of 1853 (1854).

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