Replica of Hargreaves' Spinning Jenny

Replica of Hargreaves' Spinning Jenny, by Platt Brothers, Oldham, England

The spinning jenny, patented in 1770, led directly to Crompton's mule, but lacked most of the motions that enabled Crompton's machine to spin the finest threads

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Category:
Textiles Machinery
Object Number:
1912-319/1
type:
spinning machine
taxonomy:
  • derivative object
  • copy - derivative object
  • reproduction
credit:
Platt Bros. and Co.
status:
Permanent collection

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