Collycroft worsted textile mill, 1790

Made:
1790 in Bedworth
maker:
Unknown
and
Philip Veale

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model, scale 1:32, of an 18th century water-powered textile mill; the model is based on drawings of the Collycroft worsted mill, Bedworth, Warwickshire, built c. 1790; interior contains a selection of textile machines employed in various processes; 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

Model, scale 1:32, of a typical 18th century water-powered textile mill; the model is based on drawings of the Collycroft worsted mill, Bedworth, Warwickshire, built c.1790; interior contains a selection of textile machines employed in various processes; 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

Details

Category:
Motive Power
Object Number:
1977-542
Materials:
brass, metal, paint, thread, varnish and wood
type:
textile mills
credit:
Philip Veale