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Great Victorian Inventions By Bethany and Maizie
Click on an invention to find out more Sewing machine Flush toilet
Sewing machine Elias Howe was born July 9 th 1819 and died October 3 rd 1848.
How your invention has changed over the years Sewing machines are very handy in Victorian times because they could make clothes for more people. If poor people had sewing machines then they don’t have to wear ragged clothes. If they have holes in there clothes they can sew it up. The invention of the sewing machine led to clothes being made in factories. Nowadays we have factories that make clothes and sheets. But we can still have them at home. It’s still used for sewing up holes. The sewing machines have changed over the years. Nowadays all we have to do is press a button and move the fabric. In the 19 th century you have to pedal or wind it around.
Flush toilet. Thomas Crapper was born 28 th September 1836 and died 27th January 1910
The flushing toilet It changed lives so when you went to the toilet it would flush.Thomas crapper invented the flushing toilet. Before the flush toilet was invented, the toilet was outside and did not flush. It was disgusting to leave the waste lying around the house or the garden. It would not smell nice and caused diseases like cholera and typhoid.
How your invention has changed over the years When the flush toilet was invented there wasn’t as much diseases. The waste was flushed away instead of keeping it in the house. Now we have toilets. They flush like a flush toilet but they have sewage.
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