- Also known as
McQueen & Co
primary name: McQueen & Co
other name: McQueen, B
other name: McQueen, William Benjamin
other name: McQueen
other name: Moore, McQueen & Co. Limited
other name: Moore, McQueen & Co.
- organisation; publisher/printer; British
- Other dates
- 1816-1956 (active)
- 25 Berners Street, Oxford Street (In 1864 as Moore, McQueen & Co.)
- Copperplate printing and publishing family firm, founded by William Benjamin McQueen. At 72 Newman Street, Rathbone Place from 1817-33, having probably been in business from the 1790s (Dyson, The Library 1983, p.233). The firm moved to purpose-built premises at 184 Tottenham Court Road 1833, where it remained for a century. In 1956, his descendant Philip McQueen joined Thomas Ross & Sons (q.v.) taking with him the McQueen firm's stock of old plates and prints.
Had sideline as lithographic printers from at least 1822, unprofitably according to Dyson.
- Anthony Dyson in 'Pictures to Print, the XIXc engraving trade', 1984 (passim)
Anthony Dyson, obituary of Beryl Pomeroy, The Independent, 29 March 2005