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Elliott, Benjamin (1808-1829)

Elliott, Benjamin

London; carver, gilder and picture frame maker and print seller (fl.1809-29)

Trading in Hosier Lane, Smithfield in 1808; 200 St John's Street, Clerkenwell, 1809–11; and no. 19, 1816–29. 

Trade card reads: ‘Pictures neatly and elegantly framed. OLD GLASSES MODERNISED OR TAKEN IN EXCHANGE. FRAMES REGILT, GLASSES Polished and Silvered' [Finsbury Library, archives dept, L6/19].

A giltwood picture frame and label and a carved and giltwood chimney glass are illustrated in Gilbert (1996), figs 315-317.

Source: DEFM; Gilbert, Pictorial Dictionary of Marked London Furniture 1700-1840 (1996).

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