Isaac Merrit Singer

Standard Name: Singer, Isaac Merrit


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Family and Intimate relationships Violet Trefusis
In 1923 Denys Trefusis introduced VT to a member of his musical circle, the Princesse de Polignac .
Trefusis, Violet, and Philippe Jullian. Don’t Look Round. Hutchinson.
She was born Winnaretta Singer , the eighteenth child of the sewing machine inventor .
Souhami, Diana. Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter. Flamingo.


1851: Isaac Merrit Singer patented his continuous...

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Isaac Merrit Singer patented his continuous stitch sewing machine design, and founded the company which still bears his name.

1856: Isaac Singer opened his first sewing machine...

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Isaac Singer opened his first sewing machine retail outlet, in Glasgow; Singer's store was among the first to sell only one brand of merchandise.


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