Josiah Mason, 1795-1881: Birmingham's Benevolent Benefactor - An Appraisal of His Life and Work

Josiah Mason, 1795-1881: Birmingham's Benevolent Benefactor - An Appraisal of His Life and Work

By: Brian Jones (author)Paperback

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This biography of Josiah Mason, prompted by the bicentenary of his birth in 1795, covers the philanthropist and pen manufacturer's connections with the city of Birmingham. These include: the establishment of an orphanage, his scientific developments in electroplating, his establishment of the pen-nib trade, charities still active at Birmingham University, and the Josiah Mason Trust.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781858580425
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9781858580425
  • ISBN10: 1858580420

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