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Watch Making

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1750-1768 - Haymarket (Westminster) Art Dealers & Watch Making & Museums & Trade & Swiss & place: Yveden Watchmaker Isaac Emmanuel Bourgeois was born in 1726 in Yveden in the canton of Berne. Details are lacking, but he must have arrived in London 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