Model of James Hargreaves 1770 Spinning Jenny


Wooden model 16 inches high 11 inches wide, 20 inches long--it has 12 spindles operated by hand crank. This is a model of the spinning jenny invented by James Hargreaves, June 22, 1770. This model was accessioned in 1906.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Department of the Interior

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T08785.000Catalog Number: T08785.000Accession Number: 46812

Object Name: spinning jenny, model

Physical Description: wood (overall material)Measurements: overall: 16 in x 11 in x 20 in; 40.64 cm x 27.94 cm x 50.8 cm


Record Id: nmah_625460

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