Magic Lantern Slide: Hall-ith-Wood in 1750

This image is part of lecture set on the topic of Samuel Crompton and the cotton industry. The slides originally belonged to John Crabtree, who was HM Inspector of Factories. This slide shows a place called ‘Hall-i’th-Wood’ in Bolton around the year 1750, which is where Samuel Crampton first invented and built his ‘spinning mule’.
Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Hall-ith-Wood in 1750
Simple Name
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Hall-ith-Wood in 1750
whole width 83 mm; whole H 83 mm; whole TH 2.5 mm
Production Person Surname
Production Person Initials
John H.
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901); Edwardian (1901-1914); World War I (1914-1918)
Production Year Low
Production Year High
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Area Region
Production Continent
Family Group

glass; paper; photographic emulsion; pigment
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten '26' on corner label; handwritten 'Hall-ith-Wood in 1750' on mount

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