Dixon's Bobbin Mill, Steeton, Near Keighley

photographer:
Ian Beesley

Ian Beesley/Science Museum Group
© Ian Beesley

Gelatine silver reproduction print entitled 'Dixon's Bobbin Mill, Steeton, Near Keighley' by Ian Beesley. Produced for the commission `Through the Mill:, The Story of Yorkshire Wool in Photographs'.1985-1987'.

Different spinning frames twist the fibres in different ways but they all eventually need to wind the yarn on to a wooden bobbin. Here all the paraphenlia of bobbin making clutters the workbench of a West Yorkshire bobbin makers.

[Table 70: Through the Mill - The Story of Yorkshire Wool in Photographs, by Ian Beesley and Introduction by Gary Firth]

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1991-5061/110
type:
silver gelatin print
taxonomy:
  • derivative object
  • copy - derivative object
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford

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