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Mineralogy

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Trade card for John Mawe's Free Museum in Matlock Bath, England

 Collection — 1: [Barcode: 31151030141711]
Identifier: MS-0760
Abstract

John Mawe (1764-1829) was a British mineralogist who became known for his practical approach to the discipline. The collection includes an engraved paper trade card for "J. Mawe, Free Museum, Matlock. Mineral and Shells, Amethystine fluor and Black Marble ornaments, elegantly engraved or plain, chimney pieces etc." The trade card dates to the early 1800s, likely 1800.

Dates: early 1800s