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Arkwright's (?) carding machine, c. 1775

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Title
Arkwright's (?) carding machine, c. 1775
Collection

"The Pageant of America" Collection

v.5 - The epic of industry

(unpublished photographs)

Cotton

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1860 - 1920 (Approximate)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Topics
Cotton industry
Cotton machinery
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: South Kensington Museum, London The following description is in the catalogue of the South Kensington Museum : original carding engine, received 1860. This machine was made by Sir Richard Arkwright about the year 1775 [and] is very similar to the cylindrical carding engine invented and constructed by Daniel Bourne of Leominster in 1748. The object of the machine is to remove from the cotton any fragments of leaves, seeds etc. and also to straighten out the fibers by a combing action ....
Physical Description
Extent: 25.5 x 20.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 437fa1d0-c613-012f-ef6d-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1860: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Arkwright's (?) carding machine, c. 1775" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1860 - 1920. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-b4ce-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Arkwright's (?) carding machine, c. 1775" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-b4ce-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1860 - 1920). Arkwright's (?) carding machine, c. 1775 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-b4ce-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Arkwright's (?) carding machine, c. 1775