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of 11 Wine Office Court, Fleet Street, London, EC4
c.1814 Company established by Benjamin Smith and Sons.
1890 Incorporated as a limited company.
1914 Manufacturers of printing ink and rollers. 
1922 Listed Exhibitor. Manufacturers of Printing Inks; Lithographic Varnishes, Lithographic Stones and Transfer Papers; Roller Composition; Colours for the manufacture of Printing Inks. (Stand No. L.4)