Coade's Lithodipyra or Artificial Manufactory Trade Card, 1784? (Ms2015-045)

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Coade's Lithodipyra or Artificial Manufactory Trade Card, 1784? (Ms2015-045)

Description

Coade's Lithodipyra or Artificial Manufactory Trade Card, probably printed about 1784. The Coade stone business was started by Eleanor Coade in 1769 and operated into the 1833, later run by a business partner after Coade's death. The trade card was designed by John Bacon, R. A., who was supervisor of Mrs. Coade's factory and who modeled many of the company's figures. The illustration on the card shows the design executed in stone above the door of the company's showroom, and is composed of mythological figures.

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Ms2015-045_Coade_TradeCard_1784

Bibliographic Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Coade's Lithodipyra or Artificial Manufactory Trade Card, Ms2015-045, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Citation

Coade, Eleanor, “Coade's Lithodipyra or Artificial Manufactory Trade Card, 1784? (Ms2015-045),” VT Special Collections Online, accessed June 23, 2018, http://digitalsc.lib.vt.edu/Ms2015-045/Ms2015-045_Coade_TradeCard_1784.