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The Engineer: History

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1856. 163 Strand, WC.
1891. 33 Norfolk Street, Strand, WC.
1867. The office of The Engineer at The Paris Exhibition.
1960. Works of Eden Fisher (Southend).

Founded in January 1856 by Edward Charles Healey, an entrepreneur and engineering enthusiast with financial interests in the railways, the journal chronicles and explains the technical developments under-way during Britain's Victorian and Edwardian age of innovation.

It was initially run by the Office for Publication and Advertisements, 163, then 33 Norfolk Street, Strand, WC, and later Essex Street, Strand.

It was a weekly journal, eventually made available globally.

Engravings predominantly by John Swain. The printers were George Reveirs Ltd.

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