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Elphinstone-Vincent Electro-Dynamo Machine Co

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formed by Lord Elphinstone and Charles Wilson Vincent

1883 Description of their machine. One installed at Unwin's printing works in Ludgate Hill under the supervision of Arthur Rigg.[1] [2] [3]

1883 The dynamo shown by Paterson and Cooper at the 1883 Royal Aquarium Electric Exhibition.[4]

1883 Exhibited at the 1883 Vienna Electrical Exhibition.[5]

1886 Partnership dissolved. '...the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, William Buller Fullerton, Lord Elphinstone, and Charles Wilson Vincent, lately carrying on business at Manufacturers of Dynamo-Electric Machines, at No. 69 1/2, Gracechurch-street, in the city of London, under the style or firm of Elphinstone and Vincent, has been dissolved...'[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. Manchester Times, Saturday, August 19, 1882
  2. The Times, Saturday, Mar 24, 1883
  3. Manchester Times, Saturday, January 27, 1883
  4. The Morning Post, Friday, March 16, 1883
  5. The Times, Saturday, Aug 25, 1883
  6. [1] Gazette Issue 25577 published on the 13 April 1886. Page 21 of 58