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Remington, George (1807)

Remington, George

Bloomsbury Square, London; cabinet maker (fl. 1807)

In 1807 he filed a patent (no. 3090) for enlarging tables whereby extending scissor-like parts supported the table from underneath and improving couches. His invention for the ‘globe’ table was purchased by Morgan and Sanders, a leading manufacturer of 'patent' furniture.

Source: DEFM; Kirkham, ‘The London Furniture Trade 1700-1870’, FurnitureHistory (1988).

The original entry from Dictionary of English Furniture Makers, 1660-1840 can be found at British History Online.