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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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by Peter R. Eisenstadt, Laura-Eve Moss
One of New York City's most celebrated cabinetmakers of the Victorian period was Jacque Alexander Roux ( 1 ...
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