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date: 28 February 2020

Dollond familylocked

(per. 1750–1871)
  • Gloria Clifton

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Dollond family (per. 1750–1871), makers of optical and scientific instruments, were established in London by John Dollond (1707–1761), originally a silk weaver. He was born in Spitalfields, London, the third child and eldest son of Jean Dollond, a Huguenot weaver, and his wife, ...

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