Faraday & Son, London | 2 Similar “Pullman Coach” Carriage Lamp | England c.1910

£445.00

A pair very similar “Pullman Coach” Carriage Lamps ideal for a bed-side signed by Faraday & Son, London displayed with fabric lampshade (not for sale) | England c.1910

N.B: slightly different height and base width

Ht.(with shade)46cm/18in, Ht.( no shade) 35/14

Faraday & Son, London 

  • Robert Faraday was the brother of  Michael Faraday the well known pioneer scientist of electromagnetics.
  •  Robert ran a gasfitter’s and lighting company in Wardour Street from as early as 1823
  • After his father’s death his son James took over followed by his grandson Harold in 1875 when the company became known as Messrs. Faraday & Sons
  • The firm’s entries for the Electric Light Fittings Exhibition in Edinburgh received a favourable review in The Art Journal of August 1890
  •  In 1919 F & C Osler, specialising in chandeliers, and Faraday’s merged to become Osler and Faraday Ltd, working from Wardour Street until 1925.

 

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