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John Browning (2)

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Marked John Browning, London, 1774.

An instrument maker, brother of Samuel Browning

John Browning was apprenticed to Richard Rust in 1768

He was a mathematical instrument maker in London from 1781-1811 (sic).

Apparently not involved in the prolific scientific instrument making firm of Spencer, Browning and Rust which worked contemporaneously with him from 1784.

See Also


Sources of Information

  • "Dictionary of British Scientific Instrument Makers 1550-1851," by Gloria Clifton, 1995, The National Maritime Museum, London.