Collycroft worsted textile mill, Bedworth, Warwickshire, c 1790.
3 4 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 26cm

Collycroft worsted textile mill, Bedworth, Warwickshire, c 1790.

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Description

Model scale 1:32. The model is of a typical 18th century water-powered textile mill and is based on drawings of the Collycroft worsted mill in Bedworth, near Nuneaton, Warwickshire which was built c.1790. The interior contains a selection of textile machines employed in various proceses; weaving, winding, drawing or doubling, spinning; the machine operators are also shown. The model is finished for viewing from the front only, and is cut away to allow viewing of the interior.
 

Image Ref.

10321401
 

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