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Interior of a Power-Loom factory, 1844. Creator: Unknown Featured Print

Interior of a Power-Loom factory, 1844. Creator: Unknown

Interior of a Power-Loom factory, 1844. We are persuaded that the annexed engraving will be interesting to our readers, in connection with the great question of "The Factory Bill," which has just been disposed of by the Legislature.
The power-loom is now generally used in the cotton manufacture, for the weaving of plain cloth, and for the various kinds of twilled and figured goods; and Dr. Cooke Taylor considers that manual labour, at least for the coarser kinds of goods, must rapidly fall into disuse. In one respect, the power-loom has a very obvious advantage over the hand-loom...the lathe is easily adjusted to give a certain steady blow...power-loom cloth is always of a more equable and regular texture than that woven by hand'. From "Illustrated London News", 1844, Vol I

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Cotton manufacture, c1845 Featured Print

Cotton manufacture, c1845

Cotton manufacture, c1845. An adult hand with a boy assistant, forming cotton into laps so that it could be put into the carding machine in a uniform amounts. In the foreground are baskets of cotton that had been through the gin to remove seeds and separate fibres. On the right at the back of the bench, there is a balance for weighing cotton. Under the bench are laps ready for carding. From The Useful Arts and Manufactures of Great Britain by Charles Tomlinson. (London, c1845). (Colorised black and white print)

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Love Conquered Fear, 1840 Featured Print

Love Conquered Fear, 1840

Love Conquered Fear, 1840. Michael Armstrong, adopted by a mill owner, embracing his brother Edward who is one of the ragged factory boys working amongst the spinning mules. By Michael's foot a child crawls out from under the mule. Children were employed to keep the floor under the mules free of dust and fibres to minimise risk of fire. They often suffered horrific injuries when crushed by moving machinery. From The Life and Adventures of Michael Armstrong by Frances Trollope, who was an active campaigner against the use of child labour in British factories. (London, 1840). (Colorised black and white print)

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