Organisation: W.C. Hughes, lantern and slide dealer

Historical details of this organisation
Full nameW.C. Hughes
Short nameW.C. Hughes
Main area of activitylantern and slide dealer
Date of foundation


Date of winding-up1938
Main nation of relevant activityEngland
Known locations/addresses(In some cases the organisation may have been at that location earlier or later than shown)
1875-1883 business address: 151 Hoxton Street, Old Street, London N, England
1883-1933 business address: Brewster House, 82 Mortimer Road, Kingsland Road, London N1, England
1933-1938 business address: 132 Englefield Road, London N1, England
People linked to this organisation

HUGHES, W.C.  (1844-1908) – owner/proprietor, 1870s-1900s

BISHOP, Charles D.  (1865-1942) – employee, 1890s-1918

(* = main subject)

Advertisements from the Optical Magic Lantern Journal of 1900 in NMLJ 1.1 (April 1978), p. 2

John Barnes, The Barnes Museum: catalogue excerpts in NMLJ 1.2 (February 1979), pp. 5-6

David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), p. 141

Mike Smith, Pamphengos pair in NMLJ 1.3 (March 1980), pp. 7-9

Prominent men in the lantern world: no. IV -- Mr W.C. Hughes in OMLJ 8.93 (February 1897)

Hermann Hecht, Some English magic lantern patents in NMLJ 2.2 (January 1982), p. 6

Lucerna ID no. 1000823

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 13 February 2018

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