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by Wallace Reyburn
And Thomas Crapper did not invent the toilet. This book tells the heroic story of how Thomas Crapper, a lowly British plumber,in a stroke of genius, invented the flush toilet that we all use today.
And Thomas Crapper did not invent the toilet. Do you imagine no one thought about how to flush away our bodily refuse before Mr. Crapper appeared on the scene? The book is full of clever puns, such as the happy coincidence that Thomas Crapper was born in the same year that Queen Victoria first sat on the throne. Published on August 31, 2008.
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Flushed With Pride" celebrates the life and times of Thomas Crapper, the man who revolutionised the nation's water closets and plumber By Appointment to Edward VII. Notes. Leaf 1 116 this objects is attached to the original book and can not to ripped off. Bookplateleaf. Sony Alpha-A6300 (Control).
Thomas Crapper (baptised 28 September 1836; died 27 January 1910) was an English businessman and plumber. Michael O'Mara Books. Reyburn, Wallace (2010). Flushed With Pride: The Story of Thomas Crapper. He founded Thomas Crapper & Co in London, a sanitary equipment company. Crapper held nine patents, three of them for water closet improvements such as the floating ballcock. He improved the S-bend plumbing trap in 1880 by inventing the U-bend. The firm's lavatorial equipment was manufactured at premises in nearby Marlborough Road (now Draycott Avenue). Polperro Heritage Press.
The biography of Thomas Crapper written by the late Wallace Reyburn, . charting the life of Mr Crapper, the rise of his firm and the development of the flushing Water Closet. This is the ridiculous story of the eccentric upper-crust comedian and ‘jolly good egg’ Mr Tim FitzHigham’s epic attempts to row a copper Thomas Crapper bath across the English Channel. Toilets of the World. A few years ago, two enthusiastic Canadian girls, Sian James and Morna Gregory, approached us looking for sponsorship: they wanted to travel the world photographing curious loos, then publish a book of the results.
The same might be asked of the inventor of the flush toilet, the unfortunately named Thomas Crapper, whose societal and engineering skills nonetheless led to a large and remunerative trade in Victorian London, where he specialised in his trademark pull-chain toilets (one of which your.
The firm lives on today, as does its name, which has been immortalised long since
Title : Flushed with Pride: The Story of Thomas Crapper. Authors : Reyburn, Wallace.
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Much of the confusion stems from a 1969 book by Wallace Reyburn, Flushed with Pride: The Story of Thomas Crapper. In Flushed with Pride, Reyburn’s satire rests on the framework of a real man’s life. Reyburn’s biography of Crapper has often been dismissed as a complete fabrication, as some of his other works (most notably Bust-Up: The Uplifting Tale of Otto Titzling and the Development of the Bra) are obvious satirical fiction. Although Flushed with Pride is, like Bust-Up, a tongue-in-cheek work full of puns, jokes, and exaggerations, Reyburn did not invent the person of Thomas Crapper (as he did with putative brassiere-maker Otto Titzling)
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