Sheet lead corroded into numerous holes

Made:
before 1889 in Newport
maker:
W.H. Upward
and
Isle of Wight Central Railway

Sheet lead corroded into numerous holes. This lead was used for lining wooden troughs for soaking cotton in before 1840 in the Cotton Spinning Works of Arkwright and Melville, Matlock Bath. Communicated by Mr. Melville, 1840

Details

Category:
Metallurgy
Object Number:
1889-164/1671
type:
specimen
taxonomy:
  • sample
credit:
John Percy Collection