Samuel Crompton(1753-1827), Inventor
Sitter in 4 portraits
Inventor of the spinning machine called 'the Mule', which combined the virtues of Hargreaves's 'Spinning Jenny' and Arkwright's waterframe, and revolutionised the production of cotton textiles.
by William Walker
Tudor and Elizabethan matching pairs
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Regency familiar faces
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Who do you think you were?
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