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'Cotton Gin, Eastern Turkestan', c 1874.

'Cotton Gin, Eastern Turkestan', c 1874.
3 1 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 23cm


Plate taken from 'The Illustrated London News', 14 November 1874, showing cotton ginning in Turkestan, Asia. The cotton gin is a device for removing the seeds from the cotton fibres prior to spinning.

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