DRAWING TOY INVENTOR HAS DIED AT 86!

etch a sketch

 

André Cassagnes (September 23, 1926 – January 16, 2013)

Cassagnes was a Frenchinventor, electrical technician, toymaker, and a kite
designer. He was the inventor of the Etch a Sketch in the late 1950s, a popular
mechanical drawingtoy manufactured by Ohio Art Company. Cassagnes died
in a suburb of Paris on Wednesday, January 16.

cassagnes kite
A kite designed by Cassagnes

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