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Richard Esterbrook Artifact 1844

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#1 AAAndrew


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Posted 17 November 2018 - 19:25

For those that interested in Esterbrook history, you may already be aware of the proliferation of Richard Esterbrooks in the family. He founder of the American company who s often called Richard Sr. And his son and partner Richard Jr.

Before coming to the US, Richard Sr. (who was actually the son of Richard Esterbrook) owned a bookshop/stationer/printshop in Liskeard, Cornwall. I was able to get a pic of a poster he printed in 1844 where he identifies himself as Richard Esterbrook, Junior. This is a first. There is basically nothing we have from those days except some directory entries, voting records and three of these posters which currently reside in the Liskeard museum. Thanks to Frances from the museum for the image.

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Posted 18 November 2018 - 01:21

Thanks for sharing that wonderful piece of history!
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