Webster Signature Database Search Results

Important note: Most of these instruments are not in the Adler collection (which you can find more information about here). We know nothing about them beyond the information returned by searching this database. You may be able to learn more by contacting the institutions in the "Instruments" column, or by consulting the "References" listed.

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Signature Maker Info Instruments Comments Location References
BANCKS 1 see Robert Bancks 2.
BANCKS 2 England, fl.1820-27, MIM OIM PHIM son of Robert Bancks 2; referred to as Banks, Jr.; made instruments for Dr. Brewster; see Bancks and Son. 119 New Bond Street (1820-27), London. Taylor 2(921).
BANCKS AND SON England, fl.1810-34, MIM OIM PHIM Rule, ivory = BM-1918/7/12-19; Wheel Barometers = X(2); Spyglass = Soth. 12/15/78. Robert Bancks 2 and a son; "Instrument makers and Opticians to His Majesty." 119 New Bond Street, London (1820-27). Taylor 2(921); Goodison 1; Price 3; Ward 4; RSW.
BANCKS, ANTHONY OLDISS England, fl.1792-96, MIM OIM older brother of Robert Bancks 2; apprenticed to John Kitchingman in the Turners' Company, Aug. 3, 1780; free by patrimony in the Joiners' Company on Aug. 7, 1792; took apprentices; optician. 25 Piccadilly, Strand (1794); 440 Strand (1796); both in London. Crawforth 7; Clifton 1.
BANCKS, ROBERT 1 England, fl.1765-pre-1792, apprenticed to William Murry in the Joiners' Company, 1755; turned over to Philip Jones, member of Framework Knitters' Company in 1757; free in the Joiners' Company, 1765; may have been the father of Anthony Oldiss Bancks and Robert Bancks 2. Crawforth 7.
BANCKS, ROBERT 2 England, fl.1803-38, MIM NIM OIM PHIM wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums, including ADL; barometers, microscopes, telescopes, sextants, pantographs, sundials, etc. freed by Patrimony in the Joiners' Company, Nov. 5, 1803; instruments are signed "Bancks" or "Banks", all with same address; some may be by his son; T.C.; "Optical and Mathematical Instrument Maker to His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales"; "Instrument Maker to His Majesty"; Royal appointment to George IV (1820) and to William IV later. 440 Strand ; 441 Strand; 440-1 Strand; New Bond Street (1820); all in London. Taylor 2(921); Goodison 1; Moskowitz 110; Wynter and Turner; Wynter 1; ADL; Clay and Court; Evans 1; Bonelli 1; Calvert 2; Crawforth 1 & 7; Coffeen 12; RSW.

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