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  Women Inventors - Martha Coston Wednesday 14 January 2004  
Corinne Julius talks to Deborah Jaffe, design historian and author of Ingenious Women: From Tincture of Saffron to Flying Machines which features both the amazing and the everyday inventions of women between the 17th and 20th centuries.

The first to feature in this series is American Martha Coston whose invention led to far greater safety at sea.
Ingenious Women by Deborah Jaffe published by Sutton Publishing, ISBN: 0750930306

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