Magic Lantern Slide: Samuel Crompton's Mule (1780)

Description
This photographic 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 image shows Samuel Crompton’s mule for textile weaving.
Accession Loan No.
118/1934/274
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Samuel Crompton's Mule (1780)
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Samuel Crompton's Mule (1780)
Dimensions
whole width 83 mm; whole H 83 mm; whole TH 2.5 mm
Production Person Surname
Crabtree
Production Person Initials
John H.
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901); Edwardian (1901-1914); World War I (1914-1918)
Production Year Low
1863
Production Year High
1924
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Area Region
North
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Material
glass; paper; photographic emulsion
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten '72' on corner label; handwritten 'Samuel Crompton's Mule (1780).' on mount

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