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William Edgar & Son Limited

William Edgar & Son Limited
Blenheim Works
Hammersmith, WC
England


The firm exhibited their Eclipse, Ionic, Caxton "P", special cast bronze standard octagonal lantern (for gate piers, Town Halls etc.) and special cast bronze bracket lantern (for corridors etc.) in 1932. - APLE Exhibition Catalogue 1932


The Rivercourt lantern was being heavily promoted at the 1939 conference. - APLE Exhibition Catalogue 1939


One of several manufacturers who produced the Standard Gas Industry Fitting for converting gas lanterns to comply with war-time starlight conditions. - Public Lighting #17, April 1940.


The firm are now preparing their programme for post-war productions. This will include most of the models that were popular before the war including the Rivercourt and Eclipse. - Public Lighting #44, 1944


The Rivercourt is exhibited for the first time in 1945. The Eclipse and Caxton "P" are also being promoted. - APLE Exhibition Catalogue 1945


Owing to lack of space, the firm are only exhibiting the Eclipse lantern. Other types of lantern include the Rivercourt and the Caxton rangeof square and circular lanterns. - APLE Exhibition Catalogue 1946



References:
APLE Exhibition Catalogue Blackpool 1932
APLE Conference Programme Glasgow 1939
APLE Conference Programme Glasgow 1945
APLE Conference Programme London 1946


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