Person record: DRESSER, A.R.  (1845-1903)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameArthur Robert DRESSER
Relevance of this personcontributor to OMLJ, 1890-91 
Main period of activity1890s
1845born atLeeds, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
1881residentOak Villa, Beulah Hill, Upper Norwood, London SE, England
3 April 1881~36census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/822.12.18
– occupation “Income derived from investments”
1890residentBexleyheath, Kent, England
1891-1903residentSpringfield House, Bexleyheath, Kent, England
1891~45officerHospital Lantern Society
1891-1892~45memberNational Society of Lanternists
5 April 1891~46census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/636.77.7
– occupation “Living on his own means”
31 March 1901~56census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/697.53.28
– occupation “Living on own means”
26 July 1903~58died atMarylebone, London, England
9 January 1904archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1904 p.335
Texts linked to this personArticles (7)

A.R. Dresser, Advice to whom it concerns in OMLJ 1.6 (November 1889)

A.R. Dresser, Hints on enlarging: chapter I in OMLJ 2.18 (November 1890)

A.R. Dresser, Hints on enlarging: chapter II in OMLJ 2.19 (December 1890)

A.R. Dresser, Hints on enlarging: chapter III in OMLJ 2.20 (January 1891)

A.R. Dresser, Hints on enlarging: chapter IV in OMLJ 2.21 (February 1891)

A.R. Dresser, Hints on enlarging: chapter V in OMLJ 2.22 (March 1891)

A.R. Dresser, Hints on enlarging: chapter VI in OMLJ 2.23 (April 1891)

Books (1)

A.R. Dresser, Lantern slides and how to make them (London: Fry Manufacturing Co. and Iliffe & Son, 1890)

Published correspondence (1)

‘ Duffer’, ‘ Anxious’, Fred. B. Lawrence, Theobald & Co., ‘ F.J.B.’, A.R. Dresser, Charles E. Rendle, Slingsby Bethell and William Ouin, Correspondence in OMLJ 2.20 (January 1891)  –  'The lantern for suffering humanity'

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Help: a journal of social service (1891-1892) Vol. 1 No. 8 (1 September 1891), p. 155
  –  member of National Society of Lanternists

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