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Solomon and Whitehead

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of Corporation Street, Birmingham. (1922)

of 34-40 Ludgate Hill London, EC4. Telephone: Central 3184. Works: 72a St. Thomas's Street, London, SE1 and Corporation Street, Birmingham. (1929)

Ditto Address. Telephone: City 5184. Cables: "Solomon, 34, Ludgate Hill, London". (1947)

Now of Lynn Lane, Shenstone, Lichfield, Staffordshire (03/08)

c.1900 Solomon and Whitehead was founded

1922 Listed Exhibitor British Industries Fair. Stationery Cabinets, Compendiums, Writing Cases with Deckle Notepaper; Children's Fancy Stationery; Metal Calendars, Writing Tablets; Facsimile Oil Paintings, Picture Prints, Box Tops. (Stand No. L.2) [1]

1929 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Colour Printing, Commercial Catalogues and Showcards, etc., by all processes; Office Stationery, Picture Prints, Box Tops; Art Calendars. Advertising Specialities in Calendars and Leather Goods. (Stand No. R.48) [2]

1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Publishers of Picture Prints. Stock Range includes Colour Reproductions for Framing, Calendars, Boxtops, Greeting Cards, Christmas Cards and Fancy Goods. Exclusive Editions Printed and Reserved by arrangement. (Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand No. H.2114) [3]

During the 1950s the company diversified into Fine Art and Limited Edition Print publishing. Their portfolio displays a collection of Limited and Open Edition Prints, Original Works of Art, Bronze Sculptures and Fine Art Books.

See Also

  • [1] Solomon and Whitehead Website

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