John Ward, By Her Majesty's Royal Letters Patent And by Special Appointment to Her Majesty also Manufacturer by Appointment to the Empresses of Russia & France, &c.&c.Patent Invalid Chair and Carriage Manufacturer.
Very scarce Printed Manufacturer's catalogue illustrated with wood engraved vignettes of all the diverse styles of Invalid Chairs and Carriages available to purchase or Hire. Sheet 375 x 505mm, 14¾ x 19¾". Expertly repaired folds and creases.
Interesting advertisement for John Ward's domestic furniture and mobility aids for the disabled. The illustrations are numbered and captioned.
Provenance: from a scrap album compiled c.1840 - 1880 by Alfred Towgood of Riverside, a paper mill owner at St. Neots, Huntingdon. He was also a Lieutenant in the Duke of Manchester's Light Horse.
[Ref: 16804] £140.00