Shipman, M.D.

SUBJECT AREA: Textiles
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fl. c. 1886 USA
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American patentee of a stud fastener in 1886.
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From the late nineteenth century, a variety of press fasteners began to appear. In 1885 H. Bauer patented a spring-and-stud fastener, and the following year M.D.Shipman patented a similar design in the United States.
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Further Reading
I.McNeil (ed.), 1990, An Encyclopaedia, of the History of Technology, London: Routledge, pp. 852–3 (for a brief account of fastenings).
See also: Hannart, Louis
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Biographical history of technology. - Taylor & Francis e-Librar. . 2005.

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