At Mrs. Holts, Italian Ware House [graphic] : at [the] two olive posts in [the] broad part of the Strand almost oppostie to Exeter Change are sold all sorts of Italian silks as lustrings, sattins, padesois, velvets, damasks, &c. Fans, Legorne hats, flowers, lute & violin strings, books of essences, Venice treacle, balsomes, &c. And in a back warehouse all sorts of Italian wines, Florence cordials, oyl, olives, anchovies, capers, vermicelli, Bolognia sausidges, Parmesan cheese, Naple soap, &c.

Creator:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, artist, printmaker.
Published/Created:
[London] :
[Mrs. Holt],
[not after 1764]
Physical Description:
1 print : engraving with etching on wove paper ; sheet 17.4 x 14 cm
Notes:
Title from text below image.
Abstract:
A shop card with an image of a ship being loaded with goods in Florence. Mercury turns to a woman (emblem of Florence) with a sampling of the goods of the region at her feet. On the right, workers carry loads of goods onto a ship as the merchant looks on. In the distance a view of Rome. The four corners of the frame are images of Naples, Venice, Genoa, and Leghorne.
Variant Titles:
Shop card for Mrs. Holt's, Italian Warehouse
Topics:
Florence (Italy)--Commerce.
Topics:
Mercury--(Roman deity)
Perrins, Charles William Dyson,--1864-1958--Ownership.
Steevens, George,--1736-1800--Ownership.
Language:
English
Genre:
Engravings--England--London--1764.
Trade cards.
Format:
Image
Rights:
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Call Number:
75
H67
800
Folio 75 H67 800 v.1 (Oversize)
Orbis Record:
11906247
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr26058i
Citation:
Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (3rd ed.), no. 105
OID:
16193723
PID:
digcoll:4048150