Person record: BARDWELL, Jex  (1824-1902)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameJohn Jex BARDWELL
Relevance of this personcontributor to OMLJ, 1893-96 
Main period of activity1840s-90s
NotesHis 1893 OMLJ contribution mentions buying a dissolver in 1848/9 and giving shows in the USA in the early 1850s. 
24 October 1824born atLondon, England
1893residentDetroit, Michigan, U.S.A.
1895-1899resident93 Cass Street, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.
14 December 190278died atDetroit, Michigan, U.S.A.
Texts linked to this personArticles (2)

Jex Bardwell, A dissolver of 1848 in OMLJ 4.51 (August 1893)

Jex Bardwell, Jex Bardwell on optical lanterns in OMLJ 8.98 (July 1897)

Published correspondence (1)

Henry W. Taunt and Jex Bardwell, Correspondence in OMLJ 6.73 (June 1895)  –  'Convention at Montreal'

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Notes in OMLJ 7.87 (August 1896)
  –  fiftieth wedding anniversary

Notes in OMLJ 10.121 (June 1899)
  –  offering help as 'veteran expert'

Notes in OMLJ 12.141 (February 1901)
  –  still active at age 77

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