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woody

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iconnumber posted 06-10-2005 09:47 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for woody     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
hello

i am trying to find out more information a out hippolitus poignand' silver, and also a little history about the character for a university assignment can anyone help!!

regards Woody

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Dale

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iconnumber posted 06-10-2005 01:55 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Dale     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
For this we need more than a name. We need to know when and where he worked. Silver is classified more by locale than by maker, for most purposes. A time period also helps. Good luck with this.

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Silver Lyon

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iconnumber posted 06-10-2005 02:23 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Silver Lyon     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
HP is a Calcutta maker (fl.1793-d.May 1805)one of the 'Makers of Indian Colonial Silver 1760-1860'. There are brief notes on him in Wynyard Wilkinson's book of the same title.

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Patrick Vyvyan

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iconnumber posted 06-16-2005 01:40 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Patrick Vyvyan     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
J Hippolitus Poignand was burried in the French Cemetery in Calcutta. He was born in 1761 and died on the 16th May 1805, aged 43.

The cemetery was recently moved to make way for development. A list of occupants can be found at [gone from the internet - eneaguide.com/doc/cimetieres/C-IND-A.HTM]

I, for one, am very curious as to why you have chosen this silversmith for your studies, and hope you will share the results of your investigation with us!

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tmockait

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iconnumber posted 06-16-2005 07:17 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for tmockait     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
And don't forget to credit the forum in a footnote!

Tom
(History prof.!)

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