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that the first person in the world to build a textile factory was a former wigmaker?

In 1771 in the village of Cromford, not far from Nottingham, a British citizen and former wigmaker by the name of Richard Arkwright invented...
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James Nasmyth (1808 – 90)

James Nasmyth was an innovative engineer and a successful entrepreneur, whose writings about his early career are a valuable source of...
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News

| Register now - ERIH Annual Conference 2017

The Annual Conference takes place 20-22 September 2017 in Copenhagen  more

| Industrial Heritage On The Water – A Festival

On the 17th and 18th of June, 131 monuments highlight industrial history between the...  more

| Towards 2018, the European Cultural Heritage Year - Sharing Heritage (ECHY 2018)

2nd ERIH Italian meeting in Brescia on 16-17 June 2017  more

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