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
PARKES AND HADLEY England, MIM Orrery, planets missing = Lub and Himmel, April 1965; Orrery, sun and moon missing = Grimwades 10/25/90. "patented." RSW.
PARKES, I. England, OIM Spyglass = P.C.(1967). London. USNM.
PARKES, JAMES, AND SON England, c.1850, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM Microscopes = Wellcome Museum, D.(1969), D.(1976), Christie-SK 2/8/79, Phillips 2/14/79; Sextant = D.(1975); Surveying Instrument = D.(1977); Telescopes = American Art Galleries, Chicago, Ill. 3/18/75, Christie-SK 7/10/80. showed in the Great Exhibition of 1851, London. 5 and 6 St. Mary's Row, Birmingham. Bryden 9; G.L'E. Turner 24; Moskowitz 112; USNM; RSW.
PARKES, JOHN AND SONS England, 19th Century, NIM Sextant = Charles 6/10/79. T.C. in sextant box. Liverpool. RSW.
PARKES, SAMUEL England, fl.1777-1818, MIM rule and compass maker. 8 Sand Street (1777); St. Mary's Row (1787); Legge Street (1797-1801); all in Birmingham. Bryden 9.
PARKES, SAMUEL, AND SON England, fl.1808-18, MIM rule makers, worked in boxwood and ivory. Bull Street, Birmingham. Bryden 9.
SPARKES, GEORGE England, c.1715, apprenticed to Edmund Culpeper 1 of the Grocers' Company, on March 5, 1713; turned over to John Wolmesley on Sept. 21, 1715. J. Brown 1.

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