Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 135,221 pages of information and 215,682 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
Thomas Turner Tate (1807–1888) was a mathematical and scientific educator and writer. Largely self-taught, he has been described as "a remarkable pioneer of science and mathematics teaching"
Tate provided valuable mathematical and scientific support to William Fairbairn in his design and experimental work.
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