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Thomas Stevens
Nationality: 
english
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1828
Birth Place: 
Foleshill
Death Date: 
1888
Death Place: 
London
Thomas Stevens was a master weaver specializing in ribbons, born near Coventry, England. He took many patents and participated in the Crystal Palace Exhibition, uging that profits from that event be used to establish a great English Technical Institute. He is best known for the Stevengraph embroidered pictures, which were hugely popular in mid-19th c. Britain as bookmarks and other decorative items.