Carvers and gilders, picture framemakers, printsellers and publishers, fine art packers and exhibition agents.
W.A. Smith 1871-1888, Smith & Uppard 1889-1898. At 14 Charles St, Middlesex Hospital, London W 1871-1880, street renamed and numbered 1880, 22 Mortimer St 1880-1890, 20 Mortimer St 1884-1888, 77 Mortimer St 1889-1898, W.A. Smith also at 4 Victoria St, Nottingham by 1881, and School of Art, Waverley St, Nottingham 1885.
William Augustine Smith (c.1828-1909), sometimes found spelt ‘Augustin’, traded in London and Nottingham. His sone Thomas Richard Smith (1851-1933) also worked for the firm. Became Smith and Uppard in 1889, with Edwin Uppard.
Further information available in: National Portrait Gallery. British picture framemakers, 1600-1950