G Hare

London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom

Born York, trained as a cabinet maker, George Hare (1828-1913) moved to London and worked for camera manufacturer George Ottewil; 1857 - set up his own company as G Hare, based at 140 Pentonville Road, London; c. 1863 - moved to 1 Lower Calthorpe Street , 1876-1899 - Lower Calthorpe Street ; high quality construction and a number of innovations in camera design; 1875 - patented an early daylight plate changer