Interesting read on the rise of the Singer Sewing Machine on SmithsonianMag:
The Singer sewing machine revolutionized the way the world created and repaired its fabric, and transformed not only the textile industry, but also global business itself. But a closer look at the Singer patent model, which is on display as part of the American Enterprise show at the National Museum of American History, proves that the machine’s success was not just a matter of a brilliant invention whose time had come.
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