A Perspective View of Richard Hands Bunn House at Chelsey. ; WHO Has the Honour to Serve the Royal family.
Publication details
[London] : [publisher not identified], [around 1718-1721]
Physical details
1 print : etching and engraving with hand-colouring ; sheet 20.6 x 37.2 cm
A shop front with a colonnade; the royal coat of arms above the building.
London (England)
Additional information
Gideon Richard Hand (born around 1661- died 1721) was a baker who is credited with the invention of the Chelsea Bun. His shop was at Jew's Row, Chelsea. There is a trade card for Hand's bakery at the Museum of London, dated 1718, object no. 34.4. Hand was originally buried at Chelsea Old Church but his coffin and skeleton were moved to the Wellcome Collection. Hand's coffin bore a plate inscription which read
Maps K.Top.28.4.ff.1.