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Alexander Roux


Who is Alexander Roux?

Alexander Roux was a French-trained ébéniste, or cabinetmaker, who emigrated to the United States in the 1830s. He opened a shop in New York City in 1837. The business grew quickly: by the 1850s he employed 120 craftsmen in his shop and introduced then-new industrial technologies, such as steam-powered saws.

  • born in (203 years ago) in France
  • died in (130 years ago)

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Google previewDictionary of Furniture (2013)

Third Edition by Charles Boyce, Joseph T. Butler

Itsprincipal exponentswere theFrench Émigré cabinetmakers Leon MARCOTTEand Alexander ROUX . The various revival styles in America tended tomerge with one anotherto somedegree. Thus, theuseof ormolu and more rectilinear forms ...

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