A Poetic Survey Round Birmingham/Directory

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A

Magnificent Directory

comprising the names, &c.

of upwards of three hundred

professional gentlemen, merchants, bankers, tradesmen , manufacturers, & c.

of

Birmingham:

Elegantly Engraved

In Superb and Emblematic Plates,

Respectfully Inscribed

to

All Patronizers of the Liberal Arts,

By Their Most Obedient,

And Obliged Servant,

James Bisset.

Museum, Birmingham,
Jan. 1, 1800.



Printed for the Author;

By Swinney and Hawkins, High-street, Birmingham.

Sold by T. Heptinstall, Holborn, London,

Swinney and Hawkins, Birmingham,

And All Other Booksellers

Reference to the Plates

in the

Magnificent Directory.

  • A. Bankers, Birmingham, and Gentlemen adjacent, Emblems of Stability; View of Mr. Ford's, Hockley-Abbey, and M. Boulton's, Esq. Soho.
  • B. Merchants, Birmingham; Britannia supporting the Scroll.
  • C. Miscellaneous Professions, &c. New-street; View, Theatre, &c. and Bisset's Museum.
  • D. Miscellaneous Professions, &c.Do.Do. High-street; distant View of St. Martin's Spire.
  • E. Gun Makers, &c. Trophies of War.
  • F. Inns and Taverns, &c. and View of Mr. Swinney's Type Foundry.
  • G. Factors, Birmingham; View, Crescent and Wharfs.
  • H. Miscellaneous Professions, &c. View, New Church and Blue-School.
  • I. Miscellaneous Professions, &c.Do.Do. in Shields, with emblematic Crests.
  • J. Artists, and in lower Compartment, Mr. Clay's Patent Cart, &c.
  • K. Sword Manufacturers, &c. with emblematic Devices.
  • L. Brass Founders, with View of the Brass house, and Miscellaneous Cards.
  • M. Toy-makers; View of Birmingham from the Navigation Office.
  • N. Miscellaneous Professions, &c. View of St. Paul's Chapel.
  • O. Japanners; and, in lower Compartment; View of Park Glass House.
  • P. Miscellaneous Professions, &c.
  • Q. Miscellaneous Professions, &c.Do.Do. View of Birmingham, from the Warwick Canal.
  • R. Button Makers, with a Stamp, Presses and Lathe.
  • S. Miscellaneous Professions, &c. in Deritend; and View of Chapel and Terrace.
  • T. View of Soho Manufactory, belonging to M. Boulton, Esq.
  • U. ViewDo. of Eagle Foundry, Broad-street, and Mr. Whitmore's, Newhall-street.
  • V. Lloyd's New Hotel, and King Edward's Free-School, New-street.
  • W. Exterior and interior View of Aston Glass House, &c.
  • X. Mr. Thomason's Patent Carriage Steps, and Manufactory.
Extra Plates, which accompany the above, intended for Bisset's Grand National Directory, or Universal Register, now publishing in Numbers.
  • No. 1. View of Westminster Life Insurance, and British Fire Office, Strand, London, with a List of Directors, &c.
  • No. 2. Elegant Emblematic Figure for Phœnix Fire Office, Lombard-street, London, with a List of Directors, &c.
  • No. 3. Elegant Picturesque Views and Emblematic Designs, Trophies of War, &c.
Exclusive of a Plan of Birmingham, drawn by the ingenious Mr. Sherriff, of King's Swinford, late of the Crescent, Birmingham.
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