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A List of the Holidays Kept in the Department of the Customs, during the Year

British 19th century unknown

Oil on panel

6 July 1807
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    Country: UK
    City: London
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    panel, oil, oil painting
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    A List of the Holidays Kept in the Department of the Customs, during the Year
    6 July 1807
    Oil on panel
    height: 41.20 cm, width: 35.20 cm
    Probably part of the original furnishings of the Custom House, Southampton
    Painted lettering on recto: ‘A List of the / [painted crown, behind which is a harp, representing Ireland; a Tudor rose, representing England; and a thistle, representing Scotland] HOLIDAYS / KEPT IN THE Department OF THE / CUSTOMS, / during the year. Pursuant [in agreement] to the Act of the 47th George III. Cap. [an abbreviated form of ‘caput’ - Latin for chapter] 51. [referring to an Act of Parliament, of 1807, chapter 51 of the Statute Book] / QUEEN’S BIRTH DAY KING’S BIRTH DAY / GOOD FRIDAY PRINCE OF WALES’ B.H DAY / KING CHARLES II.D Restor.n KING’S CORONATION / CHRISTMAS DAY. / Besides / GENERAL FAST AND GENERAL THANKSGIVING. / Custom House Southampton, / 6th July 1807.’; on verso: 'Carlton House Southampton / 13th May 1854 / Restored by me / James Sparrow / Collector
    On display at Carlton House, Southampton, by 13 May 1854; collection of HM Customs & Excise, Custom House, Southampton; from whom transferred to the Ministry of Works in 1954
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