In black ink "E7.AE/p". Crest at top of plate. MANU George Bacon 1746-62 The Strand, London, England One of a pair - see C.1947.32/1. This plate bears the maker's mark of George Bacon, a London maker in the Strand, working around 1746-1762. Clapperton bought this plate in 1909 from Bishop, of Bideford in Devon, a furniture dealer .