Perkins & Heath (Biographical details)

Perkins & Heath (publisher/printer; institution/organisation; 1819 - 1835; fl. c.)

Also known as

Perkins & Heath; Perkins, Fairman & Heath; Perkins & Bacon; Perkins, Bacon & Petch; Perkins, Bacon & Co


Firm originated with Jacob Perkins in 1819, who emigrated from Boston, Massachusetts. Along with engravers Gideon Fairman and Charles Heath he formed Perkins, Fairman & Heath. After several changes of partners, the company became a Limited Company in 1887.