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James Harrison (1816-1893) Inventor - Editor - Entrepreneur

James Harrison (1816-1893) Inventor - Editor - Entrepreneur

A live online discussion on Australia's visionary inventor of refrigeration and developer of its world-changing potential.
A Scot, Harrison was founding Editor of Geelong's Advertiser in 1840, an influencer and politician.
His inventions won medals and international sales to brewers and manufacturers.
In 1873 his first cargo of frozen meat for the UK spoiled due to failed insulation, and he stayed on as science correspondent to the 'Age'.
Back in Geelong in 1892, he was still inventing.


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