I recommend A Dictionary of Colonial American Printers' Ornaments & Illustrations
By Elizabeth Carroll Reilly for help in identifying 18th century American printers.I will be studying it for clues about some of the puzzling name labels in this series and will keep you updated.
I have already received several emails about this series from fellow collectors.This one in particular may be correct:
"I suspect that Ann Franklin, Benjamin Morris and William Peachey may be from UK, but we must see,
A great series,"
John R.Plater (woodblock by Thomas Sparrow)
Initials F.G. above the Sparrow signature are for the printer Frederick Green.
The link below is about Maryland currency engraved by Sparrow,
Norton Porter ,Westmoreland, 1797
One of the first physiciams in Oneida County , New York
George Shaw,Cabinet Maker Philadelphia 1780
18th century furniture labels are quite scarce. In this instance the owner had a dual purpose label.
He used it on the furniture he made and in his books.
An excellent reference book with many furniture labels illustrated is American Cabinet Makers by William C. Ketchum Jr.
Alexander Smyth, Attorney at Law, Virginia
In this instance biographical information was easily obtained. Here is a link: