Posts Tagged ‘William Thorowgood’

June 21

The Fann Street Foundry of London was this day in 1820 auctioned to William Thorowgood, manager of a business called Patent “Roller Pump. “This gentleman was previously unconnected with the typographical profession,” wrote Talbot Baines Reed, somewhat disparagingly, in his History of the Old English Letter Foundries. In point of fact, Mr. Thorowgood was taking [...]