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Organisation: Joseph Levi & Co., slide manufacturer

Historical details of this organisation
Full name
Joseph Levi & Co.
Short name
Joseph Levi & Co.
Main area of activity
slide manufacturer
Date of foundation
unknown
Main period and nation of relevant activity
N/A, England
Notes

Better known by their trade name 'Leviathan'. This is not the same business as S.J. Levi & Co., also wholesale opticians.

The business was bought by Houghton's Ltd in late 1904 or early 1905, but appears to have continued to trade under the Levi name for some years after that.

Related organisations

business taken over by Houghton's Ltd, before 1905

employed as agent Holmes & Watson, 1892

used trademark Leviathan

acted as agent for Thomas Timberlake, 1894-1896

acted as agent for W.H. Tomkinson, 1894

acted as agent for F. Brown

acted as agent for Scottish Acetylene Gas Co., 1897

acted as agent for Lévy et ses fils, 1898

Known locations
Known date(s)
Connection
Location
1865-1895
business address
1895-1904
business address
People linked to this organisation

ISAACS, M.L.  (c.1839-1907) – owner, 1890-1902

References
‘Notes’ in OMLJ 7.80 (January 1896)
  –  moving to new premises
‘Notes’ in OMLJ 9.109 (June 1898)
  –  Agent for Levi & Sons of Paris
The optical magic lantern journal: volume 6 number 78 (November 1895)
  –  change of address
Lucerna ID 1000409

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 11 March 2018

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