Tangy brothers engineering works

Tangy brothers engineering works

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Caption: Small engineering works in which the Tangy brothers made machine tools in the 1850s. From One and All by Richard Tangye (London, c1889). Richard Tangye (1833-1906) English engineer of Cornish Quaker origin, supplied hydraulic jacks for the launch of the SS Great Eastern. He instituted Saturday half holiday for his factory workers.

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