[Episode 14 | 1878 : Henry]
Henry and his uncle make a sprung leather saddle for a penny-farthing. When Henry brings news of his success to Franklin, he is shocked to discover that his friend is still angry for the trouble he has landed them both in.
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New modes of transport were being invented towards the end of the 19th century. These inventions changed how people travelled and the time it took to get from place to place.
Student Activity Sheet H14.5: Transport
Manufacturing in the mid-19th century was hands-on and relatively small in scale. Being a blacksmith meant working with hot iron and using equipment such as tongs, anvil, bellows and iron hammers. It is a very physically demanding profession.
Student Activity Sheet H14.6: The blacksmith