Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Victor Janvier

From Graces Guide

Victor Prosper François Janvier was a French sculptor and engraver. Born 1 May 1851 in Paris, died 12 April 1911[1]

He developed the Janvier Reducing Machine, an improved machine for sinking medallion dies. Examples were used in mints around the world, including the Royal Mint.

Drawing here. [2]


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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Wikipedia
  2. [2] Circuitous Root website: Studies in Antiquarian Technology and Other Matters: The Pantograph in Context