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Organisation: Riley Brothers, slide manufacturer and dealer

Historical details of this organisation
Trade mark of Riley Brothers

'RB' trade mark used in 1900s

Full name
Riley Brothers
Short name
Riley Brothers
Known activities
Known date(s)
Activity
1880s-1914
slide retailer/hirer
1880s-1914
slide manufacturer
1890s-1900s
lantern hardware retailer/hirer
Date of foundation
1880
Date of winding-up
1914
Main period and nation of relevant activity
N/A, England
Relevance
slide manufacturer and dealer
Related organisations

employed as agent Morgan and Morgan, 1893

business taken over by Riley Brothers (1914), 1914

employed as agent O. Sichel & Co., 1897

People linked to this organisation

RILEY, Arnold  (1873-1935) – director, 1901-1914

RILEY, Bernard  (1879-1943) – employee, 1911

RILEY, Herbert J.  (1863-1941) – partner, 1880-1890

RILEY, Willie  (1866-1961) – partner, c.1887-1914

References
Willie Riley, Sunset reflections (London: Herbert Jenkins, 1957)
Wallace and others v. Riley Brothers, New York in OMLJ 7.89 (October 1896)
  –  lawsuit re. Ben-Hur
John Barnes, The Barnes Museum: catalogue excerpts in NMLJ 1.2 (February 1979), pp. 5-6
Robert McMillan, James Bamforth in NMLJ 1.2 (February 1979), pp. 12-14
Notes in OMLJ 6.75 (August 1895)
  –  opening branch in New York
Notes in OMLJ 7.85 (June 1896)
  –  lawsuit by Harper Brothers
Notes in OMLJ 7.88 (September 1896)
  –  Ben-Hur copyright case
Notes in OMLJ 7.89 (October 1896)
  –  winning law suit re. Ben-Hur
Notes in OMLJ 9.114 (November 1898)
  –  becoming limited company
Riley Brothers advertisements in NMLJ 1.3 (March 1980), p. 6
Lucerna ID 1000433

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 9 February 2018

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