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Regency Newspapers and Magazines
Trade and Industry
The Beginnings of the Industrial Revolution
The Regency was, more than anything else, a time of change.
Predominant among the changes taking place were those in the fields of techology and science.
Men were inventing, constructing and using machines at an ever-increasing rate.
 
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The Charlotte Dundas -- the first viable steamship
Dr. Stancliffe's Patent Still -- from The Repository of Arts, Sept 1810
The Luddites - breaking new machinery frames out of fear for their jobs
patent illus for machine for spinning yarn from 'Repetory of Arts & Manufactures' 1802
Thomas Telford - design for Montford Bridge
patent illustration for turnip drill from 'Repertory of Arts & Manufactures' 1802
A foundry ....... The world was changing ....... An industrial city
 
Once the change had begun it seemed that nothing could stop it.

Here are the some of the inventions and some of their originators:
Edmund Cartwright (1743-1823) left,
and his power loom above
Above , the kind of factory that used his looms.
 

Blenkinshop's Locomotive 1812
George Stephenson (1781-1848) left and his 1829 "Rocket" above
     
Michael Faraday (1791-1867) left
above one of his electrochemical experiments and right his disc dynamo
     
Trevithick's locomotives
1803 above
1800 right
Richard Trevithick (1771-1833)
     
Humphrey Davy (1778-1829)
Above
Davy's demonstration of his arc light
and right, his miner's safety lamp
     

Thomas Telford (1757-1834) right
above his Montford Bridge design

Brunton's mechanical traveller 1813
     
Joseph Nicephore Niepce (1765-1833) and his pyreolophore combustion engine