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of Barnet, Herts. Telephone: Barnet 0011. Cables: "Elliott, Barnet"
c1890 Elliott and Sons established their photographic printing works at Talbot House in Park Road.
1892 The film pioneer Birt Acres joined Elliott and Sons.
c.1893 John Booker Blakemore Wellington started to work for the company before setting up his own business
1895 Acres shot Britain's first moving picture, showing his assistant leaving adjacent Clovelly Cottage.
1929 Advert in British Industries Fair Catalogue as an Optical, Scientific and Photographic Exhibit. Manufacturers of Photographic Sensitised Materials, Plates, Papers and Films under the Trade Mark "Barnet", including "Matt-Emulsion" Plates, "Verona" (Chloro-Bromide) Paper, "Bar-Gas" (Gaslight) and "Bar-Tona" (Self-Toning). (Scientific Section - Stand No. O.5) 
1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of ensign Cameras, Roll Films, Cine and Photographic Apparatus. Barnet Plates, Flat Films and Papers. (Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. A.1117)