[BOOKSELLER] Hilton & Royle Stationers Booksellers and Book Binders61 Deansgate Opposite Bridge Street Manchester.
Illustrated engraved label/trade card of Hilton & Royle, booksellers; winged putto displaying lettered shield with beehive and book cabinet behind, printed in red ink on paper, 65 x 90mm. 2½ x 3½".
Manchester stationer John Royle and his business partner. Bees feature on the Manchester coat of arms and were adopted in the 19th century as a symbol of industry - Manchester being the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution.
[Ref: 16911] £120.00