Bryan Donkin – The Very Civil Engineer 1768 – 1855


Bryan Donkin, A Very Civil Engineer, 1768 -1855.

By Maureen Greenland and Russ Day.

ISBN 978-0-9934680-1-8

Published 2016. 310pp softback

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This biography of Bryan Donkin, who set up the world’s first food canning plant in 1813, describes the life of an engineer of widely diverse talents. He also developed the first papermaking machines and collaborated in projects with the greats of the day such as Thomas Telford and Marc Brunel.

Additional information

Weight 843 g
Dimensions 25 × 17 × 2 cm