Model of Brunel's cotton winding machine.

Made:
1800-1802 in United Kingdom
inventor:
Marc Isambard Brunel
maker:
Unknown

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Machine to winding cotton into balls, invented by Sir Marc Isambard Brunel in 1802. Top 3/4 view. White graduated
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Machine to winding cotton into balls, invented by Sir Marc Isambard Brunel in 1802. Detail of wooden wheel. White
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Machine to winding cotton into balls, invented by Sir Marc Isambard Brunel in 1802. Detail of mechanism to roll the
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Machine for winding cotton into balls, invented by Sir Marc Isambard Brunel, unsigned, United Kingdom, 1800-1802. The first machine made was used at Strutts Cotton Mill. Belper.

Details

Category:
Textiles Machinery
Object Number:
1858-20
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), complete, cotton (thread), felt, iron, mahogany (wood)
Measurements:
overall (including handle): 315 mm x 630 mm x 305 mm, Wt. 10kg Est.
type:
winding machine - thread
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Lady Hawes.
status:
Permanent collection

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