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Having an arched pediment with moulded detail, a plain frieze and two fielded panelled doors which encloses integral adjustable shelving. Above a secretaire drawer concealed as two long cockbeaded drawers with turned handles, the fall front opening to reveal a central cupboard section with pigeon holes. Two lower fielded doors opening to linen slides. Raised on bracket feet.
238cms high x 125cms widex 59cms deep.
Issac Greenwood was apprenticed to Robert Thornley of Lancaster on 23/2/1769 and after completing his apprenticeship began working for Gillows of Lancaster as well as making his own furniture under his own label. This particular press cupboard is illustrated along with information on Greenwood on page 240 of “Gillows of Lancaster and London 1730-1840” vol II by Susan Stuart.
Letters were found hidden in the back of the cabinet relating to Hebblewaite Hall occupied by a Mr Robert Kendal Esquire relating to the tenancy of the Farm and land there. Also mentioned is a John Boustead Esquire. Dates appear to be early 1840’s.
Also found was a letter addressed to a John Boustead Esq , Sedbergin 1850.
A bank pay in sheet from Londsdale bank in 1855.
Also a printed memorial dated 1785.
|Height||238.00 cm||(93.70 inches)|
|Width||125.00 cm||(49.21 inches)|
|Depth||59.00 cm||(23.23 inches)|
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