Notice "The textile industry: an account of the early inventions of spinning, weaving, and knitting machines"

Auteurs
  • English, W.
Code AATA de l'auteur
  • ENGLISH, W.
Titre de l'article/du chapitre
The textile industry: an account of the early inventions of spinning, weaving, and knitting machines
Éditeur/distributeur
Longmans
Ville de l'éditeur / distributeur
London
Numéro AATA
8-811
Date de publication
19690000 .
Numéros de page
242
Résumé
This book is published as one of a series of industrial archaeology. Starting with the early spindle method of spinning and the development of domestic spinning wheels, the author describes how manual operations became mechanical ones: Lee's stocking frame, Lombe's silk machine (throwing), Kay's fly shuttle, Paul's spinning machine, Strutt's rib-knitting attachment, Hargreaves spinning Jenny, Arkwright's spinning machine, Crompton's spinning mule, early carding machines, Cartwright's power loom, Radcliffe's (warp) dressing machine, developments in pattern weaving, the factory system, Heath coat's lace machine, the silk industry, the woollen and worsted industries, the flax and jute industries, spinning -- further developments (ring and cap spinning), Robert's automatic mule knitting -- further developments (the latch needle, the circular knitting machine, the Cotton patent machine), combing, weaving -- further developments (power-loom improvements, the automatic loom), Titus Salt (alpaca) and Samuel C. Lister (spun silk), the present and the future (new raw materials, spinning without spindles, weaving without shuttles, and knitting without needles). The book is illustrated (plates andline diagrams) gives source references and a bibliography, and includes a glossary of technical terms and a gazetteer of museums with -- AATA
Établissement d'origine
AATA
Type d'enregistrement
Abstract
Type de document
Monograph
Level Niveau bibliographique
Analytic
Ancient numéro BCIN
97334
Numéro BCIN
59552
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