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1851 Great Exhibition: Official Catalogue: Class VI.: G. H. Fourdrinier

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100. FOURDRINIER, G. H., Hanley — Inventor and Manufacturer.

Patent steam press, for printing the impressions which are to be transferred to earthenware or china.

Patent oscillating double-piston steam-engine, with potters' flint and colour mill.

Original model of the exhibitor's patent paper machine.

Specimen of the exhibitor's pottery tissue paper, in one continuous length of upwards of 2.5 miles. Manufactured from old coal-pit ropes and hawsers.

[The pottery tissue paper is prepared exclusively for the purpose of transferring the impressions of designs from copper plates to earthenware in producing the ordinary patterns.]

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