Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 150,333 pages of information and 235,386 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

1851 Great Exhibition: Official Catalogue: Class V.: M. B. Tennant

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564. TENNANT, M. B., Trafalgar Rouse, Brighton — Inventor.

Brass models of five patent railway carriages linked together, with auxiliary safety-wheels, and traverse bolts and socket buffers, to show that carriages can be kept on the rails, either from the effects of collision, or passing over dangerous obstructions.

Model showing the four processes of permanent flat roofing, impervious to rain. This species of roofing has been adopted at Queen's Road Colonnade Hotel, near the terminus at Brighton.

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