Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,139 pages of information and 245,599 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Claudet, Houghton and Son

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of 89 High Holborn, London.

1834 George Houghton joined Antoine Claudet to manage a glass warehouse in London, under the name Claudet and Houghton.

1839 After the announcement of the Daguerreotype process, Claudet secured a license directly from Daguerre and spent most of his time operating his own studio while Houghton began selling Daguerreotype requisites.

1869 Advert for window glass, fern cases and aquaria etc

1876 The company became George Houghton and Son

1892 Became George Houghton and Sons


See Also

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Sources of Information

  • Bradshaw’s Railway Manual 1869
  • Camerapedia [1]