London, The Fine Art Society, British Design, 2017-18, no.9
Talbert's design for a standard dining chair was executed with slight variations in oak and mahogany by several cabinet makers including Gillows of Lancaster. For a closely related example, see Jeremy Cooper, Victorian and Edwardian Furniture and Interiors, From the Gothic Revival to Art Nouveau, 1998, Hong Kong, p. 111, fig. 258.
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