What just happened?

To celebrate Vikings Live, we have replaced our Roman alphabet with the runic alphabet used by the Vikings, the Scandinavian ‘Younger Futhark’. The ‘Younger Futhark’ has only 16 letters, so we have used some of the runic letters more than once or combined two runes for one Roman letter.

For an excellent introduction to runes, we recommend Martin Findell’s book published by British Museum Press.

More information about how we have ‘runified’ this site

 

Collection online

Additional options
Production date to

Or search by

Searching...

trade-card / print

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Heal,44.15

  • Description

    DRAFT Trade card of Philip Fruchard, coal merchant, at the Golden Heart, in All-hallow's-Lane, Thames-Street, London; in the foreground a group of coal-heavers unload coal from a barge into a cart drawn by two horses, beyond, coal is unloaded from a three-masted colliery ship into a barge; in the distance a view of London and, above, a banner held by two putti who also hold a heart (Fruchard's shop sign).
    Etching

    More 

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1720-1760
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 70 millimetres
    • Width: 117 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered on a banner, "Philip Fruchard Coale Merchant, at the Golden Heart, in All-hallow's-Lane, Thames-Street."
  • Location

    Trade cards Heal 44.15

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1960

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    Heal,44.15

COMPASS Title: Trade card of Philip Fruchard, Coal Merchant, an etching;Trade card of Philip Fruchard, Coal Merchant

Unknown

COMPASS Title: Trade card of Philip Fruchard, Coal Merchant, an etching;Trade card of Philip Fruchard, Coal Merchant

Image description

Recommend


Feedback

If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: collectiondatabase@britishmuseum.org 

View open data for this object with SPARQL endpoint

Object reference number: PPA73927

British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.

View this object

Support the Museum:
donate online

The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.

About the database

The British Museum collection database is a work in progress. New records, updates and images are added every week.

More about the database 

Supporters

Work on this database is supported by a range of sponsors, donors and volunteers.

More about supporters and how you
can help  

Loading...