T is for Toyman
By SEVERN, Richard , 1760

Rich.d Severn Jeweller and Toyman ... Makes Variety of Jewellers Work, & all Sorts of Burial-Rings, at y.e Lowest Prices. N.B. Graving in Stone in the best manner. Like-wise all manner of Busts & Figures in Plaster of Parris [sic].

  • Author: SEVERN, Richard
  • Publication place: London
  • Publisher: the Corner of Pauls-Grave Head-Court near Temple Barr
  • Publication date: c1760
  • Physical description: Engraved trade card
  • Dimensions: 125 by 170mm (5 by 6.75 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 17825


A beautiful trade card in the finest rococo style, the asymmetrical cartouche adorned with jeweled pendants, fobs, broaches, pings, a diadem, and a cameo.

Heal writes: “Pauls-Grave-Head-Court (also known as Palgrave’s Court or Place occupied the space of ground which separates Essex Court from the Strand. A portion of the site is now No.222 Strand – Lloyds Bank. It would have been entered between Middle Temple house (Thanet Place formerly) & Deveroux Court”.


  1. BM Heal 67.356

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