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Brown, Joseph (Rogers)

(1810–76) inventor, engineer, manufacturer; born in Warren, R.I. He became a machinist in 1827 and set up a shop in 1831 to manufacture tools. In 1858 he began manufacture of sewing machines, forming a company in 1866. Brown invented milling and grinding machines, cutters, and he simplified the Vernier caliper (1852).
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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Caption: Merric Boyd Vase 1931 Earthenware 18.3x24.3x23.2 cm National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne The Joseph Brown Collection.