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Samuel Crompton Inventing the Spinning Mule

Photo credit: Bolton Library & Museum Services, Bolton Council

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This imagined scene showing Crompton inventing the spinning mule in Hall i' th' Wood captures the later Victorian ideal of the heroic inventor.

Hall i' th' Wood Museum

Bolton

  • Date

    1880

  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    35 x 44 cm

  • Accession number

    BOLMG:2001.30

  • Acquisition method

    purchased, 1984

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Hall i' th' Wood Museum

Green Way Off Crompton Way, Bolton, Greater Manchester BL1 8UA England

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