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Anglo Engraving Co

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1898 Company founded by Edward Hunter and J.A. (Archie) Hughes.

Edward's brothers, Noel and Hugh, later also became partners.

1901 Moved from its Farringdon Avenue premises to larger offices in Raynes Park, where a trade letterpress printing department was soon set up.

1906 Anglo purchased the Croydon firm of J. J. Waddington, acquiring its gravure facilities and expertise.

1910 Set up a small, separate firm, the Mezzogravure Co, which concentrated on developing the new process of rotary photogravure printing.

1914 Anglo Engraving Co acquired Bushey Colour Press and André and Sleigh from Cassells; the company's name became Andre Sleigh and Anglo Ltd.

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