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Barthélemy Thimonnier

L'Arbresle, Rhône 1793 - Amplepuis, Rhône 1857
French inventor, who is attributed with the invention of the first sewing machine that replicated sewing by hand
(Wikipedia)
Louis Prost
1931

Lyon /  Barthélemy Thimonnier   Lyon /  Barthélemy Thimonnier

Description

Stone bust on a stele with at the front a relief of a woman with a sewing machine.

Lyon - Barthélemy Thimonnier

Inscription(s)

B. THIMONNIER
1793-1857
inventeur de la
machine a coudre

...
de la societe et ..nnai.e... inventeurs
et artistes industriels a ete inaugure
le 8 mars 1931 sous la presidence de
monsieur herriot maire de lyon

Signature

L. Prost

Sculptor

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Location (N 45°45'11" - E 4°51'0")

Item Code: frra263; Photograph: 16 August 2018
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