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Hall, Joseph (1740-1754)

Hall, Joseph

Hull, Yorkshire; cabinet maker, carpenter and joiner (fl. 1740–54)

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British Museum

Trade card of Joseph Hall Blackfriars Gate Hull, Makes & Sells all Sort of Cabinett Work; Viz. Chest of Drawers of all Sorts, Desks, and Bookcases, Bueros, Desks, Card Dining Breakfast & Dressing Tables (in Mahogany, Walnut tree & Wainscott). Chairs of all sorts, Settee, Buero & Standing Bedsteads, Sconces, peir, Chimney and Dressing Glasses, Tea Chests, Tea Boards, China Trayes, Fire Screens, Dumb Waiters, Picture Frames Stained Carved & Gilt &c. Likewise all Sorts of Carpenters and Joiner's Work Performed all at very Reasonable Rates.  c. 1740-54 [Heal,28.84]. © The Trustees of the British Museum

The son of the joiner, Joseph Hall, admitted a burgess in 1740.

In 1749 his apprentice, William Lodge appealed successfully to the Magistrates for release from his apprenticeship on grounds of ill-treatment

Polled at Hull in 1754.

Sources: DEFM; Antique Collector, March-April 1946, p. 59, and March 1966; Country Life, 3 October 1974; Furniture Made in Yorkshire, Temple Newsam Exhibition Cat., p. iv.

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