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Making the Modern World Gallery
Arkwright's water frame, 1775.
Box organ type spinning mule, made by Messrs Jenkinson and Bow of Manchester.
Box organ type spinning mule, made by Messrs Jenki
One Replica of Hargreaves' Spinning Jenny, patented in 1770.
One Replica of Hargreaves' Spinning Jenny, patente
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 model of a spinning mule, c. 1875 (scale 1:2)
Working model of a spinning mule, c. 1875 (scale 1
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
Working replica of Arkwright's roller spinning frame (1769), made by Visual Planning Systems, 1972.
Working replica of Arkwright's roller spinning fra
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