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Phillips, H., 1766?-1839


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  • Fuller Name

    • Harry
  • Variants

    • Phillips, Harry, 1766?-1839
    • Phillips, Mr., 1766?-1839
    • Mr. Phillips, 1766?-1839
    • Phillips, Henry George, 1766?-1839
    • Phillips, auctioneer, 1766?-1839
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        1766?
    • Death Date

        1839-10-03
    • Associated Locale

        Worthing (England)
    • Associated Language

        English
    • Field of Activity

      Estate sales

      Auctions


    • Occupation

      Auctioneers

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  • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Sources

    • found: His Unique collection of drawings & prints, a catalogue of all the great and valuable coll. of ancient drawings, scarce prints, and books of prints, which belonged to Sir Joshua Reynolds, deceased ... 1798:t.p. (Mr. H. Phillips)
    • found: NUC pre-1956(Phillips, H.)
    • found: DNB:v. 16, p. 952 (H. Phillips)
    • found: Post Office annual direct. for 1808(Phillips, H., auctioneer, &c.)
    • found: OCLC, December 7, 2012(heading: Phillips, H.; Phillips, H. (Harry); usage: Mr. Phillips; Mr. H. Phillips; auctioneer primarily in London)
    • found: Funding Universe website, viewed November 28, 2012:Phillips, de Pury & Luxembourg history page (Phillips was established in 1796 by Harry Phillips, Christie's former head clerk ... Phillips focused on the aristocracy, especially the auctioning off of the contents of their country estates ... Harry ran the auction house until his death in 1840, leaving a highly successful business to his son, William Augustus Phillips)
    • found: His Catalogue of the collection of drawings, the property of Count de Carriere ... which will be sold by auction by Mr. Henry Phillips, at his auction room, no. 67, New Bond Street, on June 10 and June 12, 1797:at foot of title page (his Great Rooms, No. 67, New Bond Street)
    • found: His A catalogue of ... etchings by Rembrandt, ... which will be sold by auction by Mr. Phillips at his Great Rooms, 73, Bond Street on 12th of April 1836:at foot of title page (New Bond Street, London)
    • found: Gentleman's magazine, November 1839:page 549 (Mr. Harry Phillips, of New Bond-street, and of Brandenburgh cottage, Hammersmith, the well-known auctioneer, died 3 October 1839, aged 73, at his house at Worthing; in early life he was instructed in his business by the elder Mr. Christie [James Christie (1730-1803)]; one son succeeds him in his business)
    • found: Find A Grave website, viewed 29 August 2023(Henry George ("Harry") Phillips was born about 1766; married Sarah Mitchell on 18 December 1789, in London; founded Phillips the auction house at fashionable 67 Bond Street, London in 1796; died on 3 October 1839, in Worthing, Sussex, and buried at St. George Church, Mayfair, City of Westminster, London)
    • found: British Library general catalogue of printed books to 1975, 1979-1987(heading: Phillips, Auctioneering Firm)
    • notfound: Post Office annual direct. for 1814
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Previously on undifferentiated name record: n 82025311]
    • [BM enters cats. dated 1831, 1832, and 1848 under: Phillips, auctioneering firm. NUC pre-1956 enters cats. dated 1834, 1844, and 1869 under: Phillips, auctioneer. This auctioneer an heir to H. Phillips?]
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  • Change Notes

    • 2013-05-01: new
    • 2023-10-05: revised
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