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8 June 2005 Grubbs of Dublin: Victorian entrepreneurs (Invited Paper)
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The manufacturing firm established by Thomas Grubb and continued by his son Howard was a unique high-technology enterprise in nineteenth-century Ireland. For the best part of a century the Grubbs constructed many of the world's largest and best telescopes as well as producing a wide range of precision optical and mechanical instruments. In 1925 the daughter firm of Grubb-Parsons was founded in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and it continued the tradition of constructing large telescopes for another sixty years.
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Ian Elliott "Grubbs of Dublin: Victorian entrepreneurs (Invited Paper)", Proc. SPIE 5827, Opto-Ireland 2005: Photonic Engineering, (8 June 2005); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.605927
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