Richard Arkwright; Master Spinner


An exhibition catalogue, designed to accompany materials relating to the life and work of Richard Arkwright, a well known figure of the Industrial Revolution.

Each section of the guide has an introduction, before listing the items that were used in that segment of the exhibition. The booklet also includes reproduction images, line drawings and photographs (b/w).

Topics include: Arkwright, the man; Capital; Labour; Water power; Cotton technology; Communications; Sites and buildings; Mill construction

Specific mills covered: Masson Mill, Cromford; Arkwright’s Mill, Cromford; Lumford Mill, Bakewell

This is a soft cover guide, 234 mm x 182 mm, 34 pp.

2 in stock

  • Author(s): Arkwright Society
  • Publisher: Arkwright Society
  • Publication year: 1971
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