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Hardman (1737-1744)

Hardman, —

Address not stated; upholder, upholsterer (fl.1737-44)

Between 1737 and 1744 Hardman supplied items to Holkham Hall, Norfolk: in 1737 a coffee table, six chairs and three looking-glasses, costing £5 11s; in 1742 four bed ticks, bolsters, two quilts and six blankets, £7 19s; in 1742–43, check chair cases; in 1743 three bed ticks, bolsters and quilts, £4 19s; and in 1744 a dressing glass, £1 1s. [V&A archives]. Possibly John Hardman.

Source: DEFM.

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