in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 648 words.
Hewitt, Thomas Peter (1848–1933), watchmaker and businessman, was born in Fall Lane, Prescot, Lancashire, on 1 December 1848, son of Joseph Hewitt (1823–1880) and his wife, Elizabeth, née M...
in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 980 words.
Tagliabue, Giuseppe (10 August 1812–07 May 1878), instrument maker and inventor, was born in Como, Italy, the son of Caesar Tagliabue, a glass-blower (mother’s name unknown). His...