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Organisation: Archer & Sons, lantern and slide dealer

Historical details of this organisation
Full name
Archer & Sons
Short name
Archer & Sons
Main area of activity
lantern and slide dealer
Secondary area(s) of activity
slide manufacturer
Date of foundation
1848
Main period and nation of relevant activity
1890s-1910s, England
Related organisations

took over business of Wood Bros., 1899

took over business of W.F. Archer, 1880s

Known locations
Known date(s)
Connection
Location
dates unknown
business address:
People linked to this organisation

ARCHER, Foster H., F.S.M.C., B.O.A.  (1861-1935) – partner, 1901

ARCHER, Frederick W.  (1860-1945) – partner, 1901

ARCHER, Walter J.  (c.1858-1902) – partner, 1880s-1902

ARCHER, William F.  (c.1827-1887) – partner, 1880s-1887

References
David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), p. 18
John Barnes, The Barnes Museum: catalogue excerpts in NMLJ 1.2 (February 1979), p. 5
Magic lantern miscellany in NMLJ 2.1 (January 1981), p. 13
Notes in OMLJ 10.117 (February 1899)
  –  taking over business of Wood Brothers
The optical magic lantern journal: volume 6 number 71 (April 1895)
  –  additional premises acquired
Hermann Hecht, Some English magic lantern patents in NMLJ 2.2 (January 1982), p. 6
Lucerna ID 1000401

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 April 2019

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