'Patterns' - Salt's Mill

Made:
1987
maker:
Ian Beesley
'Patterns [for jacquard weaving], Salt's Mill, Saltaire', c.1986

'Patterns [for jacquard weaving], Salt's Mill, Saltaire', c.1986
Ian Beesley/Science Museum Group
© Ian Beesley

Gelatine silver print entitled ''Patterns' - Salt's Mill' by Ian Beesley. Prodiced for the commission `Through the Mill:, The Story of Yorkshire Wool in Photographs'. 1985-1987'.

This storage unit is packed with Jacquard weaving programmes which consists of a series of punched cards for weaving complex figure patterns in the loom devised by a French silk weaver in 1801.

[Table 66: Through the Mill - The Story of Yorkshire Wool in Photographs, by Ian Beesley and Introduction by Gary Firth]

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1991-5061/105
type:
silver gelatin print
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford