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eBook Hidden in the pile: The Abbeyleix Carpet Factory, 1904-1912 : a story of invention, employment, world-wide markets, business intrigue and of course - carpets! epub

by Mairead Johnston

eBook Hidden in the pile: The Abbeyleix Carpet Factory, 1904-1912 : a story of invention, employment, world-wide markets, business intrigue and of course - carpets! epub
  • ISBN: 0863350224
  • Author: Mairead Johnston
  • Genre: No category
  • Publisher: Abbeyleix Heritage Company and Leinster Express (1997)
  • Pages: 192 pages
  • ePUB size: 1768 kb
  • FB2 size 1851 kb
  • Formats lit doc mbr lrf


The town once had a carpet factory, established in 1904 by Yvo de Vesci, the 5th . The Abbeyleix South National School is a 19th-century building, not open to the public.

The town once had a carpet factory, established in 1904 by Yvo de Vesci, the 5th Viscount – notably producing some of the carpets used on the RMS Olympic and RMS Titanic. Heritage House is the heritage centre, with visitor information and an exhibition on the county's history and local attractions. Abbeyleix Market House is a five-bay, four storey building which was previously used as a Fire Station and Library. It has been renovated as a state-of-the-art library and exhibition centre. Morrissey's public house on Main Street claims to be the oldest in Ireland.

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A knotted-pile carpet is a carpet containing raised surfaces, or piles, from the cut off ends of knots woven between the warp and weft

A knotted-pile carpet is a carpet containing raised surfaces, or piles, from the cut off ends of knots woven between the warp and weft. The Ghiordes/Turkish knot and the Senneh/Persian knot, typical of Turkish carpets and Persian carpets, are the two primary knots. A flat or tapestry woven carpet, without pile, is a kilim. A pile carpet is influenced by width and number of warp and weft, pile height, knots used, and knot density.

Hidden in the pile by Mairead M. Johnston, 1997, Abbeyleix Heritage . Together, let's build an Open Library for the World.

Together, let's build an Open Library for the World. The Abbeyleix Carpet Factory, 1904-1912 : a story of invention, employment, world-wide markets, business intrigue and of course - carpets! by Mairead M. Johnston. Published 1997 by Abbeyleix Heritage Company and Leinster Express in . Written in English.

The world benefited a lot from the invention of vaccines as its derivatives helped the humankind to transgress . The Telegraph was the forerunner in communication prior to the invention of the telephone by Antonio Meucci. It was developed by Samuel Morse and his team of engineers.

The world benefited a lot from the invention of vaccines as its derivatives helped the humankind to transgress periods of deadly diseases. With the invention of the telegraph, long-distance communication no longer had to depend on messengers.

The carpet industry is no exception to this pattern but has managed, by mergers and takeovers, to keep on going, just. But perhaps one of the biggest changes the carpet industry has suffered over the years - especially in the UK - is the decimation of its once proud geographic base. Go to Kidderminster today (once the very heart of Britain’s carpet industry) and you’ll soon discover that most of the carpet factories are now long gone, with most of the sites turned into the ubiquitous shopping centre, multi-storey car parks, or housing estate.

Bringing such a major story to book form in such a short time (and then translating it from the original German) is a. .

Bringing such a major story to book form in such a short time (and then translating it from the original German) is a challenge, but this text serves as an excellent explanation of the investigative work and the findings. This is the inside story of how governments, corporations and organised crime groups have used the secret world of offshore jurisdictions to engage in systematic cheating and thieving. It's an almost perfect tale for the 21st century - the failure of democracy, the triumph of commercial power and greed, greed, greed. Nick Davies, special correspondent, The Guardian.

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A list of famous inventions that helped change the world - from the wheel and motor car, to electricity and the refrigerator. The printing press played a key role in the Protestant Reformation – as pamphlets and books were mass produced for the first time, helping to spread new ideas more quickly. Radio (1895) G. Marconi (Italy) sent and received the first radio waves in 1895. Nikola Tesla took out the first patent for radio using his Tesla’s coil. For the first time, people could travel across the country in less than a day.

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