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1789-1815 - Marylebone Street (Marylebone) Royalty & Sculpture & Trade & Commerce Plaster figure maker, sculptor, and mason Bartholomew Papera was born around 1749 in Italy. He arrived in London in or before 1789 speaking little 1783-1791 - Bartlett’s Buildings (City of London) Watch Making & Engineering & Trade & Commerce & Swiss & place: La Chaux-de-Fonds Watchmaker and mechanic Pierre Jaquet-Droz was born on 28 July 1721 at La Chaux-de-Fonds in the canton of Neuchâtel. He studied mathematics and 1761-1805 - Newman Street (Fitzrovia) Sculpture & Trade & Commerce Scagliola maker Domenico Bartoli was born in Livorno (further details are lacking). The earliest evidence of his presence in London dates from 1761