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Denton and Co

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of Sheffield Road, Barnsley

See James Denton and his son George Henry Denton

1874 'TO BE SOLD CHEAP, a Photographic Gallery, 18 feet long by 8 feet wide, a Quarter Plate Lens. No. 4506. with a neat Mahogany Camera, with dark slide carriers, Bath, Box of Weights and Scales, by Frederick Cox, London; also a Half Plate Lens for Carta-de Visite portraits, by Coffier, together with a neat Mahogany Camera Stand, etc.- For price and other particulars, apply to Mr. J. Denton, No. 70, Sheffield-road, Barnsley, General dealer, Photographer, etc. N.B.- Portraits, Views, etc, taken in the Permanent process, from 1s 6d to 40 Guineas.'[1]

1907 'Photographs were specially taken by Messrs. Denton & Co., Crown Photo Works, Barnsley.'[2]

1930 Advertisement. 'For all classes of CAMERAS and how to use them. Go to DENTON & CO., LTD., 36/38 Sheffield Road, Barnsley. Developing & Printing a Speciality. Demonstration of Pathescope products on application. TEL. 38.'[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. Barnsley Chronicle, etc. - Saturday 31 October 1874
  2. Barnsley Chronicle, etc. - Saturday 05 January 1907
  3. Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Thursday 29 May 1930