D is for Decorator
By BARNARD, J. , 1818

J. Barnard, House Decorator, Carver, Gilder and Picture Frame Maker.

  • Author: BARNARD, J.
  • Publication place: [London]
  • Publisher: 48 Upper Marylebone Street, Portland Place
  • Publication date: before 1818
  • Physical description: Engraved trade card.
  • Dimensions: 115 by 75mm. (4.5 by 3 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 17813


Decorated with all the tools of Barnard’s trade, this card was engraved by Francis Paul Becker, of [18] Euston Place, New [Road], who dissolved his engraving and printing partnership with Arthur Edward Walker in 1839.

The only other example of this trade card, and only reference to J. Barnard that can currently be found, is annotated on the verso by Sarah Sophia Banks (1744-1818)


  1. BM Banks 90.40

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