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Sheringham Daylight Co

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of 11 Edith Villas, West Kensington, London, W14. Telephone: Fulham 3446

1919 The Sheringham daylight reflector was exhibited at a meeting of the Illuminating Engineering Society; this used coloured reflector to correct the spectrum of the artificial source of light based on the invention of Mr. G. Sheringham, a well known artist, who used simple coloured reflectors or shades to improve the quality of light for painting.[1]

1929 Advert in British Industries Fair Catalogue as an Optical, Scientific and Photographic Exhibit. Manufacturers of Accurate Artificial Daylight, converting the light from an ordinary electric lamp into North Sky-Daylight giving 24 Hours Daylight every day. (Scientific Section - Stand No. N.1) [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1919/12/05
  2. 1929 British Industries Fair Advert p124; and p151