Domestic appliances and interiors

Ding Huan

Biographical history of technology. - Taylor & Francis e-Librar. . 2005.

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  • Belling, Charles Reginald — SUBJECT AREA: Domestic appliances and interiors [br] b. 11 May 1884 Bodmin, Cornwall, England d. 8 February 1965 while on a cruise [br] English electrical engineer best known as the pioneer of the wire wound clay former heating element which made …   Biographical history of technology

  • Hoover, William Henry — SUBJECT AREA: Domestic appliances and interiors [br] b. 1849 New Berlin (now North Canton), Ohio, USA d. 25 February 1932 North Canton, Ohio, USA [br] American founder of the Electric Suction Company, which manufactured and successfully marketed… …   Biographical history of technology

  • Thimmonier, Barthélémy — SUBJECT AREA: Domestic appliances and interiors, Textiles [br] b. 1793 Saint Etienne, France d. 1857 [br] French inventor of the first sewing machine. [br] The sewing machine is probably the most universal and the most important machine in… …   Biographical history of technology

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