A Portsmouth bookseller
By WHITEWOOD, T[homas]. , 1775

Drawings, Prints and Pieces of Needle-work, framed and glazed in the neatest Manner; also Maps & Charts completely fitted up on Cloth and Rollers, by T. Whitewood, Stationer & Bookseller, Queen-street, on the Common, Portsmouth.

  • Author: WHITEWOOD, T[homas].
  • Publication date: c1775
  • Physical description: Letterpress label.
  • Dimensions: 45 by 46mm. (1.75 by 1.75 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 17756


The print label of the Portsmouth book and printseller Thomas Whitewood. Whitewood is know to have traded from the address from the early 1770s to the early 1800s. The business was continued by his son until the 1820s.

The label is pasted to the verso of a mezzotint ‘Telemachus at the Court of Sparta’ engraved by Thomas Burke after Angelica Kauffman and published by W.W. Ryland in 1773.

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