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1868 Advert: 'To be Sold, a small Model Steamer about four feet long, fitted with brass oscillating engines, copper boiler, pair paddles seven inch, diameter, &c , &c.; also two small Table Engines and two pair Paddle-wheels.— Apply to Mr. J. G. Lancaster. 47b. South John street.'
1868 Advert: 'To be Disposed of by Private Treaty, a first-class Slide 6-inch Slide Self-acting Screw-cutting Lathe, with reversing gear, compound slide-rest, 4-cone driving wheel, bright crank treadle, &c — To be seen at J. G. Lancaster's, Engineer and Lathe Maker, 47, South John-street.'
1862 Self-registering barometer made for the Liverpool Observatory by J G Lancaster, under the supervision of Alfred King, on display at the World Museum, Liverpool (see photos}.