Thursday, 21 February 2013
Odhams Press was a British publishing firm. Originally a newspaper group, founded in 1890, it took the name Odham's Press Ltd in 1920 when it merged with John Bull magazine. The firm was based in Long Acre, London. occupying he whole area on the north side from Neal Street to Arne Street from about 1890 to 1970.
Lowry refers to the firm in a letter dated April/May 1926 to Carol Brown when he is outlining how to get work published; "I am always capable of putting on a tout cap slipping to Fleet Street or Odham's Press, Longacre and finding out." (Collected Letters Vol 1 Pg. 19)