Yokohama – Cotton Spinning Machine Inventor Arkwirght and his wife – S0228

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Yokohama – Cotton Spinning Machine Inventor Arkwirght and his wife – S0228

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English man Richard Arkwright (1732–1792) the inventor of the cotton spinning machine, Arcright and his wife. He was angry because his wife destroyed the prototype of his invention. The text says “The Englishman [Richard] Arkwright wanted to make a spinning-frame. It took him such a long time that he became very poor and so his wife got mad and broke his machine. Angry at her, he sent her away. But even after all this, he succeeded and became extremely rich.”

Format is Aiban. Slightly soiled. Repaired worm holes. Creases and wear.

 

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