You will find pictures on many other pages of this site as well. Viney, chairman of Hazell, Watson & Viney, shows a distinguished guest some newly printed magazines in the Sun's Warehouse, while members of the Warehouse staff crowd around. With their support, photogravure saw its first commercial application in 1893. Jones presentation, Whippendell Road, Watford, 1908. ' The answer is on the cover of the programme for the dinner held at Buck's Restaurant, in Watford, Herts, on February 6.See, in particular, the Timeline, Facts & Opinions, and People pages. The Storeys, civic-minded art lovers, were quick to realize photogravure's potential for producing good quality art reproductions at prices the working classes could afford. The programme's pages are a lively mix of cartoons, in-jokes, spoofs, and doggerel, all poking gentle fun at company personalities (among them director and general manager David Greenhill).(From the Sun archives) Photo The staff of the Sun Engraving Co., Milford Lane, London, c.1917.Annette and Dorothy Greenhill, flanking an unidentified co-worker (possible surname Rouse), join the company's ranks to fill jobs vacated by men off at war.
On the cover is 'Our Village', the reproduction of an 1890 painting by Bushey artist Hubert von Herkomer.
The firm's founders worked alongside their employees in those early days and are thought to be in this picture - J. (Archie) Hughes (back row, far right) and Edward Hunter, in winged collar and fur-trimmed jacket (second row, far right).
(Photo supplied by Eileen Chapman) Photo On the roof of Milford House, c.1917. Wheelhouse, is reproduced as a Christmas card above a poem by Francis Thompson.
(Photo supplied by Eileen Chapman) Photo Illustration, no. The basis is photogravure, with specially engraved colour plates printed over.' This is Illustration's New Year's issue, celebrating the dawn of 'a new era in printing – the Era of Colour.' (Greenhill archives) Photo Illustration, no. While a copy of the brochure has yet to come to light, some tantalizing details and photos from it were reprinted in the December 1962 issue of Sun News.
Here we see women doing hand-folding in the Warehouse. (Photo supplied by Derek Hutton) Photo Rembrandt staff, late 1920s (#1). This photo of the attractive, wood-panelled reception area and office appeared in the Sun Type Book.
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