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Making the Modern World Gallery
jute spinning frame
spinning (textile process)
Place of origin
Arkwright's water frame, 1775.
Working model of a spinning mule, c. 1875 (scale 1:2)
Working model of a spinning mule, c. 1875 (scale 1
Replica of Hargreaves' Spinning Jenny, by Platt Brothers, Oldham, England
Replica of Hargreaves' Spinning Jenny
Box organ type spinning mule, made by Messrs Jenkinson and Bow of Manchester.
Box organ type spinning mule, made by Messrs Jenki
Headstock containing main gearing with three upright and three horizontal spindles, and 6 wooden levelling pads. Note : frame bar carrying upper journal of first motion shaft is broken through
Headstock containing main gearing with three uprig
Working replica of Arkwright's roller spinning frame (1769), made by Visual Planning Systems, 1972.
Working replica of Arkwright's roller spinning fra
Jute spinning unit: two rollers, spindle and flyer mounted on a board, part of a throstle frame.
Jute spinning unit: two rollers, spindle and flyer
Carriage, comprising wooden and iron frame, with shaft carrying 2 gears and tinplate drums in place, and various iron fittings attached. Notes : one end bearing bracket for the drum shaft is broken; the brass bearing strips for the spindles are detached
Carriage, comprising wooden and iron frame, with s