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Organisation: Georges Carette & Co., toy manufacturer

Historical details of this organisation
Full name
Georges Carette & Co.
Short name
Georges Carette & Co.
Main area of activity
toy manufacturer
Secondary area(s) of activity
Lantern and slide manufacturer
Date of foundation
1886
Date of winding-up
1917
Main period and nation of relevant activity
N/A, Germany
Notes

Closed 1917 as military ordered all metal manufacturers to concentrate on armaments. Johann Falk was salesman for Carette before opening his own manufacturing company in 1895.

Known location
Known date(s)
Connection
Location
People linked to this organisation

BING, Adolf  (1842-1915) – partner, 1886-1895

BING, Ignaz  (1840-1918) – partner, 1886-1895

CARETTE, Georges  (1861-1954) – partner, 1886-1895

CARETTE, Georges  (1861-1954) – owner, 1895-1917

FALK, Johann  (fl. 1880s-1930s) – employee, in or before 1895

Reference
David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), pp. 53-54
Lucerna ID 1000663

Record created by Richard Crangle and Deac Rossell. Last updated 8 August 2014

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