Who invented the window blinds?

Related patents were taken out in England by Gowin Knight in 1760 and Edward Beran on 11 December 1769, but Venetian blinds were known to the French long before then. In 1761, St. Peter's Church, Philadelphia had such blinds.

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* NEWS; 6TH OCT 2016 REFERENCE BLACKOUT BLINDS *

MINI BLOG:

THE TERM ''BLACKOUT BLINDS '' IS NOW CHANGING, AND IS BEING RENAMED IN THE BLIND TRADE TO REFLECT A MORE ACCURATE DESCRIPTION.

ROOM DARKENING BLINDS, (aka blackout ) WILL BE USED FROM NOW ON BY COMPANIES ALL OVER SCOTLAND, WHO ARE MEMBERS OF THE BRITISH BLINDS & SHUTTERS ASSOCIATION.

NO BLIND (EXCEPT A COMMERCIAL CASSETTE OR VELUX ROOF BLIND) ARE COMPLETELY BLACKOUT.

WE ALWAYS CONVEY TO THE CUSTOMER THAT EVEN THOUGH THE MATERIALS ARE COMPLETE BLACKOUT, YOU ALWAYS GET THAT 'GOALPOST'' OF LIGHT AROUND THE BLINDS.

NEW PRODUCTS WE DO SUCH AS SOLID PELMETS AND SHUTTERS CAN SOLVE THESE PROBLEMS BY CONCEALING THE LIGHT.

ROOM DARKENING BLINDS ARE AN ABSOLUTE ESSENTIAL FOR SHIFT WORKERS AND BABY'S ROOMS, AS IT TURNS ANY ROOM INTO DARKNESS HENCE BLOCKING OUT THE NATURAL DAYLIGHT.

CALL US ANYTIME TO DISCUSS THESE PRODUCTS OR WE CAN NIP OUT AND MEASURE AND SPEAK TO YOU DIRECTLY AND OFFER YOU THE BEST SOLUTION TO ANY WINDOW.

NOW WHEN YOU HEAR THE TERM ''ROOM DARKENING BLINDS'' ...YOU WILL KNOW ITS THE NEW TERM FOR BLACKOUT!