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A. W. Penrose and Co

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Electric Lift Gear and Controller. 1906.

of 109 Farringdon Road, London, EC

1893 Company established at 8A Upper Baker Street, Clerkenwell.

1901 Company moved to present building.

1905 Incorporated as a limited company.

1914 Electrical and General engineers. Manufacturers and dealers in all machinery apparatus, material and appliances used in connection with photo-engraving, photography, etching, engraving, drawing, painting, printing and other graphic arts, manufacturers of electric cranes, and hoists, printing machines, motors and gears. [1]

1914 Participated in the 5th International Exhibition of the Printing and Allied Trades at the Agricultural Hall, Islington[2]

1920 Jan. Physical and Optical Societies Exhibition. Exhibitor. [3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  2. The Times, May 12, 1914
  3. The Engineer of 16th Jan 1920 p62