Photographic prints of 49 Princes Gate, Westminster, London (original photographs by Bedford Lemere, 1892), made for Royal Commission on Historical Monuments, National Monuments Record 1968.
Records of Bedford Lemere & Co, fl.1865, photographers
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Administrative / Biographical History
Bedford Lemere & Co was established in the mid-1860s at 147 the Strand, London, England, by Bedford Lemere senior (1839-1910 ), where it remained until 1946 . Henry Bedford Lemere was born in 1865 and effectively took over the running of the business during the 1880s , by which time the architectural specialisation of the firm had already been formulated. The company remained the leading purveyor of domestic, commercial and industrial images until his death in 1944 . The company moved to 3 Park Lane, Croydon from 1947-1957 and South Park Hill Road, South Croydon from 1957 .
Source: Directory of London Photographers 1841-1908, compiled by Michael Pritchard.
The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received.
Purchased from Royal Commission on Historical Monuments, c.1980.
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Item level descriptions are available via the department's online manuscripts catalogue available at the University of Glasgow Library, Department of Special Collections http://special.lib.gla.ac.uk/manuscripts/, searching by the call number Whistler PH4/96-106.
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Fonds level description compiled by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 18 August 2004. Biographical history compiled by Danielle West, Archive volunteer, June 2004.
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