bows by Sydney Yeoman

Started work in the case department in 1885, then moved on to bows and was apprentice to William Napier.

Volunteered for the army in 1914, and returned a different man, shell shocked and broken.

He became diabetic and lost an eye, eventually in 1930 took charge of the less experienced bow makers.

His bows for Hill have a single nick in the lower mortise

W E HILL & SONS, violin bow by Sydney Yeoman c1890

Violin Bow, Stamped W E HILL and SONS c 1890 by S.Yeoman, silver shield in frog weight 62g

W E HILL & SONS, violin bow by Sydney Yeoman c1930

Violin Bow, Stamped W E Hill & Sons, c1930 by Sydney Yeoman, ivory frog, weight 58g

W E HILL & SONS, viola bow by Sydney Yeoman, c1927

Viola bow, stamped W E HILL & SONS, c 1927, full stamp by Sydney Yeoman, weight 70g

H & S, viola bow by Sydney Yeoman

Viola bow, stamped H & S, silver mounted by Sydney Yeoman.

W E HILL & SONS, violin bow Sydney Yeoman, c1930

Violin bow, stamped W.E HILL & SONS c1930 by Sydney Yeoman, weight 62g

W E HILL & SONS, Sydney Yeoman

W E HILL & SONS 1946 Fluer de Lys Tourtoise/Shell frog by S Yeoman.

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