Messrs. Reid & Sons

Catalogue no: 1293
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 2 Illustrations: 9 Language(s): English Publication date: 23/5/1914
Editor: Publisher: The Illustrated Chronicle
Dimensions: 400mm x 300mm Condition: Fragile, dog eared with tears
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Some views of Messrs. Reid & Sons' Head Establishment, Gem Buildings, Blackett Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. A series of photographs with detailed captions showing the workshop and retail areas of the company. Photographs as follows: 1. Portrait of Christian Ker Reid 2. Retail showroom of the company 3. The Greenwich Time Distributing Installation at Messrs. Reid & Sons. Shows the regulator clock and electrical machinery for receiving the time signal from Greenwich and for controlling numerous clocks in and time systems connected to the central installation 4. The Jewellers and Engravers workshop with men at work 5. The Clock Showroom 6. The Watchmaker's Shop showing men at work and the workshop regulator 7. The Clockmaking Shop showing men at work 8. The Diamond Room with man at work 9. The Silversmith's Shop with man and woman at work
Room location: Library Extension Cabinet: F Shelf: 4
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