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Felix Rosat

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Félix Rosat (or Rosa) was responsible for the production of the lathe and the drilling machine designed by Jacques de Vaucanson, on display in the Musée des Arts et Métiers.[1]

One source refers to M. Rosa of 11, rue des Lions-St. Paul, pupil of Vaucanson, in the context of machines presented to the Musee des Arts et Metiers.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 'Scientific Instruments of the 17th & 18th Centuries and their Makers' by Maurice Daumas, translated by Dr Mary Holbrook, Portman Books, 1972, p.308
  2. [1] Bulletin de la Société d'encouragement pour l'industrie nationale, Volume 2