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Joseph Marie Jacquard

Lyon 1752 - Oullins, Rhône 1834
French weaver and merchant; developped the earliest programmable loom (the 'Jacquard loom')
(Wikipedia)
Denys Foyatier & Élie Ottavy
1840

Lyon /  Joseph Marie Jacquard   Lyon /  Joseph Marie Jacquard

Description

Marble statue, the original bronze statue by Denis Foyatier was molten in 1942 en replaced by a marble copy made by Élie Ottavy. At the back of the statue is a panel with a relief showing a Jacquard loom.

Lyon - Joseph Marie Jacquard

Signature

elie ottavy

Lyon - Joseph Marie Jacquard

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: France
  • Foyatier, Denys
  • Inventor
  • Jacquard, Joseph Marie
  • Loom
  • Ottavy, Élie
  • Statue
  • Weaver
  • Location (N 45°46'29" - E 4°49'55")

    Item Code: frra189; Photograph: 14 August 2018
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