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Organisation: Peter Feathers, optical instrument maker

Historical details of this organisation
Full name
Peter Feathers
Short name
Peter Feathers
Main area of activity
optical instrument maker
Secondary area(s) of activity
lantern and slide dealer
Date of foundation
in or before 1842
Date of winding-up
c.1910
Main period and nation of relevant activity
Notes
Peter Airth Feathers sold lantern slides, optical and nautical instruments and early film. Peter Airth Feathers began in business in 1840, at different times he was joined by two of his sons. The business continued to 1910 and appears to have supplied a wide variety of items.
Known locations
Known date(s)
Connection
Location
dates unknown
business address:
People linked to this organisation

FEATHERS, Peter  (1821-1904) – owner/proprietor, dates unknown

Reference
Gloria Clifton, Directory of British scientific instrument makers 1550-1851 (London: Zwemmer, 1995), p. 99
Lucerna ID 1001488

Record created by Sarah Dellmann and Richard Crangle. Last updated 28 November 2013

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