Arkwright's Water Frame

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Science Museum, London
published on 26 February 2023
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An example of a water frame (a machine for spinning cotton) as invented by Richard Arkwright in Nottinghamshire in 1769. It was powered by a water wheel and increased the speed that yarn could be spun. (Science Museum, London)

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London, S. M. (2023, February 26). Arkwright's Water Frame. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/17118/arkwrights-water-frame/

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