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Source:   Textiles -- manufacture


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Spinning by hand with a single spindle ; A mule spinner, operated by one hand, carrying 3,000 spindles, doing the work of 3,000 girls.

Image ID: 825893

Spinning by hand with a single spindle ; A mule spinner, operated by one hand, carrying 3,000 spindles, doing the work o...

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Image Title

:  Spinning by hand with a single spindle ; A mule spinner, operated by one hand, carrying 3,000 spindles, doing the work of 3,000 girls.

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 20 x 14 cm. (7 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.)

Notes

: Written on border: "Harper's young people's hist. of the U.S. (1872)" Illegible artist signature.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Textiles -- manufacture

Source Description

: 2 folders (64 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC TEXT-Man

Digital ID

: 825893

Record ID

: 705537

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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