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English: Old advertising display for from a cotton manufacturer in Preston, Lancashire, UK showing items used in cotton textile manufacture

The items row by row are labelled:

  • Finished scutcher lap
  • ring frame bobbin : Shuttle : ring frame bobbin
  • weft cop : roving sliver : cotton boll
  • slubbing sliver : twist cop  : company crest : twist cop : intermediate sliver
  • John Horrocks (1768-1804) : carding sliver
  • raw cotton (American) : Book : The cotton plant: raw cotton (Egyptian)
Date May 2011
Source Own work
Author Richerman


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