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Organisation: Charles W. Collins, optical equipment maker and dealer

Historical details of this organisation
Full name
Charles W. Collins
Short name
Charles W. Collins
Known activities
Known date(s)
Activity
unknown
optical instrument manufacturer
unknown
slide retailer/hirer
unknown
lantern hardware retailer/hirer
Date of foundation
unknown
Main period and nation of relevant activity
1850s-60s, England
Relevance
optician, also produced or sold lanterns and slides
People linked to this organisation

COLLINS, Charles W.  (c.1810-1861) – owner, 1850s-1860s

Reference
Gloria Clifton, Directory of British scientific instrument makers 1550-1851 (London: Zwemmer, 1995), p. 63
  –  two entries, for 'Charles Wilkins Collings' and 'Charles William Collins'
Lucerna ID 1001645

Record created by Maria Carmen L√≥pez San Segundo and Richard Crangle. Last updated 25 November 2018

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