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Carpenter and Westley

Nationality:  British

Brief Bio:  1808-1914, optical, mathematical & philosophical (globes) instrument makers, London, England

Notes:  Optical and scientific instrument makers; manufactured Brewster's kaleidoscope; devloped plate printing technique for manufacture of magic lantern slides; founded 1818 by Philip Carpenter (1776-1833) in Birmingham, 1818; Traded at 111 New St., Birmingham, England (1835), 24 Regent St. & Waterloo Place (1835-1914), both London, England; company renamed Wesley and Carpenter in 1835; Mary Carpenter (w.1834-37) took over from her brother Philip Carpenter on his death, running it with Carpenter's former apprentice William Westley. Succeeded by William Carpenter (1808-?). From 1850s concentrated more on sales than manufacture; ceased trading in 1914.


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chromotrope
Carpenter & Westley
1890-1900
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chromotrope
Carpenter & Westley
1890-1900
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Magic lantern slides
Carpenter & Westley

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Chromotrope
Carpenter & Westley
1890-1900
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Magic lantern slides
Carpenter & Westley


Magic lantern slides
Carpenter & Westley

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chromotrope
Carpenter & Westley
1890-1900
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chromotrope
Carpenter & Westley
1890-1900
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Magic lantern slides
Carpenter & Westley

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Articles of Virtú
daguerreotype; stereo
Carpenter and Westley; Williams, Thomas Richard
c. 1855
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Artists' aid, viewers (Claude Lorrain mirrors and
optical drawing aid - Claude glass
Carpenter & Westley
1855-1865
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Artists' drawing aid comprising folding concave le
optical drawing aid - Claude glass
Carpenter and Westley
1875-1900
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Carpenter & Westley Trade Card
trade card
Unattributed
1838
Carpenter and Westley chromatrope
chromatrope
Carpenter and Westley

Carpenter and Westley chromatrope
chromatrope
Carpenter and Westley

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Case for tortoiseshell spectacles
case - container
Carpenter and Westley
1835-1900
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Chromotrope
chromotrope
Carpenter & Westley
1890-1900
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Chromotrope, centre scene-windmill with moving sai

Carpenter & Westley
1890-1900
Chromotrope, one of nine, of various patterns by Carpenter

Carpenter & Westley
1890-1900
Compound monocular microscope by Carpenter & Westl
compound monocular microscopes
Carpenter & Westley
1825-1850
Compound monocular microscope by Carpenter and Wes
compound monocular microscopes
Carpenter & Westley
1826-1850
Compound monocular microscope set with two monocul
compound monocular microscopes
Carpenter & Westley
1825-1850
Compound monocular microscope, by Carpenter & West
compound monocular microscopes
Carpenter & Westley
1826-1850
Compound monocular microscope, by Carpenter & West
compound monocular microscopes
Carpenter & Westley
1825-1850
Curved spectacles, steel wire, in frog mouth case,
spectacles
Carpenter & Westley
1820-1890
Fahrenheit room thermometer, by Carpenter & Westle
thermometers
Carpenter & Westley

Forty Carpenter & Westley Astronomical slides (184
lantern slides (astronomical)
Carpenter & Westley
1849
Frog mouth spectacle case, black leather, supplied
spectacles component - case
Carpenter & Westley

Gould-type microscope in case, by Carpenter & West
Gould microscopes
Carpenter & Westley
1830-1840
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Hand folding spectacles, yellow metal, made by Car
hand spectacles - lorgnette
Carpenter and Westley
1801-1850
Iron pattern microscope in brass, by Carpenter & W
compound monocular microscopes
Carpenter & Westley
1835-1850
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Magnifying glass on telescopic stand, England, c. 1835-1914
magnifying glass
Carpenter & Westley
1835-1914
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Newton's colour disc chromotrope by Carpenter & We

Carpenter & Westley
1890-1900
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Pocket sympiesometer, 1839
sympiesometer
Carpenter & Westley; Ronketti, John George Harris
1839
Pull of spectacle case lacquered wood, decorated w
spectacles component - case
Carpenter & Westley

Pull of spectacle case, lacquered wood, decorated
spectacles component - case
Carpenter & Westley

Pull off spectacle case, lacquered wood decorated
spectacles component - case
Carpenter & Westley

Pull off spectacle case, laquered wood, decorated
spectacles component - case
Carpenter & Westley

Pull off spectacle case, wood, lacquered tartan de
spectacles component - case
Carpenter & Westley
1820-1900
Pull off spectacle case, wood, lacquered tartan de
spectacles component - case
Carpenter & Westley
1820-1900
Pull off spectacle case, wood, tartan finish, scen
spectacles component - case
Carpenter & Westley

Set of trial lenses in case, by Carpenter and West
trial lenses
Carpenter & Westley

Seven rotating mechanical lantern slides by Carpenter & West
Magic lantern slides
Carpenter & Westley

Six examples of coloured lantern slides, by Carpen

Carpenter & Westley

Spectacle case, open end, both ends, McFarlane tar
spectacles component - case
Carpenter & Westley
1820-1880
Spectacles and spectacle case, straight blue steel
spectacles
Carpenter & Westley
1840-1920
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Steinheil cones

Carpenter & Westley; Steinheil, Carl August
1865-1875
Stereo daguerreotype, one of three, Carpenter & Westley, Opticians, 24 Regent Street, London
Stereo daguerreotype
Stereo daguerreotype
Carpenter & Westley

Stereoscope by Jules Duboscq, with adjustment for

Duboscq, Jules; Carpenter & Westley

Stereoscopic coloured daguerreotype group of vegetables
daguerreotype
Williams, T.R.; Carpenter & Westley

Storage Box For Stereo-Daguerreotypes
box
Carpenter and Westley

Straight spectacles, steel wire, frog mouth specta
spectacles
Carpenter & Westley
1851-1900
Straight spectacles, tortoiseshell frame, in pull
spectacles
Carpenter & Westley
1850-1890
Straight, half eye spectaclees, steel wire, in lea
spectacles
Carpenter & Westley

Thermometer, cased, clinical, patented by Carpente
thermometers
Carpenter & Westley; Hicks, James Joseph

Thermometer: scale: one mark, number 98, deg F, se
Thermometers
Carpenter and Westley

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Tortoiseshell spectacles
spectacles; case - container
Carpenter and Westley
1835-1900
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Tortoiseshell spectacles in case
spectacles; case - container
Carpenter and Westley
1835-1900
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Trade card: Carpenter & Westley, 111 New St, Birmi
trade card
Unattributed
1835-1914
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Trade card: Carpenter & Westley, 24 Regent St, Lon
trade card
Unattributed
1835-1914
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Trade card: Carpenter & Westley. Programme for mag
trade card
Unattributed
1865
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Travelling thermometer

Carpenter & Westley
1801-1900
Turn pin spectacles, tortoiseshell frame, in pull
spectacles
Carpenter & Westley
1830-1890
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Two early hand-painted lantern slides, 3 inches circular, wi
Magic lantern slides
Carpenter & Westley

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