Product code: B11 Pl 5 (Wt. 100g)

Victorian Industrial Print COTTON SPINNING

Circa 1880 print from engraving


Cotton Spinning - Self Acting Mule

Victorian print from engraving.

Info. The self-acting (automatic) mule was patented by Richard Roberts in 1825. Roberts was born at Llanymynech, Powys, on the border between England and Wales.

Provenance: From The National Encyclopaedia - A Dictionary of Universal Knowledgeby Writers of Eminence in Literature, Science and Art - Publisher William Mackenzie, 69 Ludgate Hill, London; Glasgow and Edinburgh c1880.

This series of encyclopaediae were first published between c1860, through to the 1880's.


Suitable for framing. It measures overall 240mm x 160 mm ( 9.25 x 6.25 " ) approx. There are pinhole binding marks to top edge. There is a little age yellowing but otherwise in reasonable condition. It has a blank reverse. This item will be shipped in a board backed envelope, and protected inside that envelope by a plastic sleeve.

Info. in the description relates to my research and not necessarily what is printed on the engraving, as many species/objects etc were reclassified/renamed in modern times. Our use of the term " original print" is a pictorial image made in a manner which allows it to be multiplied, and originating from the date stated; this includes examples of various methods of printmaking including steel, copper and wood engravings, etchings, woodcuts, lithographs etc. Many prints/maps would have been originally bound in a book at some time as was this one.

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Condition Used
Product Code B11 Pl 5 (Wt. 100g)
Weight 0.1kg