Person record: CARETTE, Georges  (1861-1954)

Basic biographical summary of this person
NameGeorges CARETTE
Relevance of this personproprietor of toy lantern manufacturing business 
Main period of activity1880s-1910s

Salesman for Gebruder Bing in Paris before moving to Nuremberg to open his own tin toy factory.

1861born atFrance
1880~18employeeGebrüder Bing
1886-1895~24partnerGeorges Carette & Co.
1895-1917~33owner/proprietorGeorges Carette & Co.
1954~92died atFrance
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David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), pp. 53-54

Willem Tebra, Book review: Magie lumineuse in NMLJ 2.2 (January 1982), p. 13

Lucerna ID no. 6003572Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016