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of 89 High Holborn, London.
1834 George Houghton joined Antoine Claudet to manage a glass warehouse in London, under the name Claudet and Houghton.
1839 After the announcement of the Daguerreotype process, Claudet secured a license directly from Daguerre and spent most of his time operating his own studio while Houghton began selling Daguerreotype requisites.
1869 Advert for window glass, fern cases and aquaria etc
1876 The company became George Houghton and Son
1892 Became George Houghton and Sons