Future Stories

The remaining story will cover Richard’s final years years,1851-1854.In particular it will seek to establish his unrecognised role at the forefront of the campaign to reform the UK's anachronistic patent system in collaboration with Henry Cole and Bennet Woodcroft, which would have undoubtedly brought him to the notice of and probable personal acquaintance with another of our great Victorians, the author Charles Dickens.


Image: Richard Prosser 1854

Reproduced with the permission of
the Science Museum