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 163,160 pages of information and 245,627 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.

Edward Arnott Clowes

From Graces Guide

Edward Arnott Clowes (1851–1911) of William Clowes and Sons, Duke Street, Stamford Street, London, S.E.

William Clowes the younger sent his nephew Edward Arnott Clowes to America to bring back the most modern printing machinery. This led to the introduction of the Monotype machine, subsequently widely used by British book printers; the Clowes firm became known for its expertise in composition.

1879 Associate of I Mech E

1890 of William Clowes and Sons, Duke Street, Stamford Street, London, S.E.


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Sources of Information

  • Biography of William Clowes the younger, ODNB