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[Sir Richard Arkwright, inventor of the spinning machine]  family photo
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[Sir Richard Arkwright, inventor of the spinning machine]

[Sir Richard Arkwright, inventor of the spinning machine]
1 print on hōsho paper : woodcut, color ; 33 x 23 cm. (block), 36.2 x 25 cm. (sheet)
Japanese print shows an angry Arkwright sending his wife to her parents because she deliberately broke his spinning wheel.
  • Title devised by Library staff.
  • Annotations, stamps, etc. on verso of print: 42; 47623a (white label); LC2585; 164.
  • Earlier control number: 236.3-12.
  • Gift; Mrs. E. Crane Chadbourne; 1930; (DLC/PP-1930:47623a).
  • Forms part of: Chadbourne collection of Japanese prints (Library of Congress).
  • Fine Prints: Japanese, pre-1915
  • Arkwright, Richard,--Sir,--1732-1792.
  • Inventors--1850-1900.
  • Spinning apparatus--1850-1900.
  • Anger--1850-1900.
  • Woodcuts--Japanese--Color--1850-1900.
Chadbourne collection of Japanese prints (Library of Congress)
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