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Sir Richard Arkwright: The Wigmaker, And Spinning Frame Inventor

1732-1792: Sir Richard Arkwright was an English textile industrialist and inventor whose use of power-driven machinery and employment of a factory system of production were perhaps more important than his inventions. In his early career, he became interested in spinning machinery at least by 1764, when he began construction of his first machine. Arkwright’s water … Continue reading “Sir Richard Arkwright: The Wigmaker, And Spinning Frame Inventor”