Spinning Jenny, Chemnitz

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Mark Cartwright
by Stefan Kühn
published on 26 February 2023

A model of a spinning jenny. The machine was invented in Lancashire in 1765 by James Hargreaves (1720-78). The machine ('jenny') was capable of spinning multiple threads simultaneously and was one of the first important inventions in the textile industry during the Industrial Revolution. (Industriemuseum Chemnitz, Germany)

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Kühn, S. (2023, February 26). Spinning Jenny, Chemnitz. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/17116/spinning-jenny-chemnitz/

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