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Trade Card of Thomas Wright, 1718

Inventory Number: 85476
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1940-6/part
Brief Description: Shows his shop-sign of 'The Orrery & Globe', actually dated 1718, with several other instruments depicted around it.
Primary Inscriptions: Text reads: "Thomas Wright at the Orrery & Globe next the Globe & Marlborough head Tavern in Fleet Street LONDON. Mathematical Instrumt. Maker to his Royal highns. GEORGE Prince of WALES. Makes & Sells all sorts of Mathematical Instruments for Sea & Land
Provenance: R. T. Gunther Collection. NB: not associated with any instrument.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Paper

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