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of 9 Magdalen Row, Great Russell Street (1862), pencil manufacturer, also known as the house of Arthur Johnson.
1803 Business established by S. Cohen.
Later known as B. S. Cohen
1862 Exhibited at the London Exhibition
1904 Incorporated as a private Limited Company
1914 Directors: C. S. Cohen, Arthur Johnson, John Sanderson, F.I.C., F.C.S., and Percy Charnaud. Specialities: Pencils, Crayons, Pastels, Penholders, Blackboard Chalks, etc.