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Organisation: G. West & Son, slide manufacturer

Historical details of this organisation
Full name
G. West and Son
Short name
G. West & Son
Main area of activity
slide manufacturer
Secondary area(s) of activity
photographer
Date of foundation
unknown
Main period and nation of relevant activity
N/A, England
Notes

Many thanks to David Clover for information about West & Son and their work.
Several others of the children of George West senior were probably employed or involved in this business, but in the absence of detailed records the precise identities and dates are as yet unclear.

Related organisations

employed as agent J.M.J. Nock, 1891

Known locations
Known date(s)
Connection
Location
People linked to this organisation

WEST, Alfred J., F.R.G.S.  (1857-1937) – partner, 1880s-1913

WEST, George  (1841-1906) – partner, 1880s

WEST, George  (c.1816-1885) – partner, 1880s

WEST, William J.  (1849-1905) – partner, 1880s-1905

References
Our Navy web site
  –  an excellent account of the work of West & Son
David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), p. 321
Notes in OMLJ 10.126 (November 1899)
  –  'Our Navy' lantern shows at London Polytechnic
Lucerna ID 1001067

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 24 September 2018

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