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Forgotten Anglo-Irish Inventor Anticipates the Modern Age July 21, 2011

Author: Beach Combing | in : Modern
Forgotten Anglo-Irish Inventor Anticipates the Modern Age

A remarkable piece of dream engineering from the latter half of the eighteenth century, the creation of the obscure but fascinating Richard Lovell Edgeworth (obit 1817), one of those men cursed to have ideas that his day could not possibly understand or produce: an Anglo-Irish Leonoardo da Vinci though with more circumspection.