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Model of James Hargreaves 1770 Spinning Jenny

Model of James Hargreaves 1770 Spinning Jenny

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Description
Wooden model 16 inches high 11 inches wide, 20 inches long--it ha 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
Object Name
Spinning Wheel
spinning jenny, model
Measurements
overall: 16 in x 11 in x 20 in; 40.64 cm x 27.94 cm x 50.8 cm
ID Number
TE.T08785.000
catalog number
T08785.000
accession number
46812
Credit Line
transferred from Interior Department
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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