Faraday & Son, London | Edwardian “Rise & Fall” Ceiling Light

An Edwardian “rise & fall hanging” lamp signed by Faraday & Son, London. England c.1905

Faraday & Son, london

  • Robert Faraday was the brother of  Michael Faraday the well known pioneer scientist of electromagnetics.

  •  Robert ran a gas-fitter’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, another company, specialising in chandeliers and Faraday’s merged to become Osler and Faraday Ltd, working from Wardour Street until 1925.

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