Portrait of Alderman Cedric Chivers (1854-1929)

 
Portrait of Alderman Cedric Chivers (1854-1929)
4 0 c m
 
33cm
actual image size: 25cm x 32cm

Description

Introduced a new system for bookbinding known as oversewing in which he patented in 1904. Opened operation in Bath and in New York City and by 1908 his American business had served up to five hundred libraries in the United States. By the 1930s oversewing was the standard practice for libraries.

Image Details

Image Reference
 
48588
Collection Reference
 
Portraits - Chivers, Cedric
Original Width (mm)
 
190
Original Height (mm)
 
200
Collection Location
 
Bath Central Library

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