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Exton (1800-1900)


Newport, Shropshire; engraver, carver, gilder, looking-glass and picture frame maker (19th century)

19th-century trade card reads: ‘Elegant Chimney Glasses &c. of the Newest London Patterns. … Agent to the East of England Fire & Life Insurance Company, Exeter, Instituted 1807.

Capital £600,000 Sterling. Property Insured of any amount of 2 pr. Cent Premium.’ [Landauer Collection, Metropolitan Museum, NY].

Source: DEFM

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