This is Richard Arkwright. He was a British engineer during the Victorian Era. He is well known for his invention of the Spinning Jenny.

This is Richard Arkwright. He was a British engineer during the Victorian Era. He is well known for his invention of the Spinning Jenny.

Portrait of Richard Arkwright Junior with his Wife Mary and Daughter Anne - Joseph Wright 1790

Portrait of Richard Arkwright Junior with his Wife Mary and Daughter Anne - Joseph Wright 1790

1790 Portrait - Entrepreneur - Father of the Industrial Revolution.............. Sir Richard Arkwright (1732-1792)

1790 Portrait - Entrepreneur - Father of the Industrial Revolution.............. Sir Richard Arkwright (1732-1792)

Richard Arkwright - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Richard Arkwright - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Richard Arkwright e la Prima Fabbrica Moderna

Richard Arkwright e la Prima Fabbrica Moderna

Joseph Wright of Derby painted this imposing portrait of the celebrated cotton manufacturer and inventor in circa 1787 when he had become well established as a leading figure in Derby.  From 1769 until 1782 Strutt had been in partnership with Richard Arkwright whose famous portrait is one of Wright’s greatest masterpieces and is on loan to Derby Art Gallery.  Both Strutt and Arkwright were successful self made men and were characters with whom Wright felt particular affinity

Joseph Wright of Derby painted this imposing portrait of the celebrated cotton manufacturer and inventor in circa 1787 when he had become well established as a leading figure in Derby. From 1769 until 1782 Strutt had been in partnership with Richard Arkwright whose famous portrait is one of Wright’s greatest masterpieces and is on loan to Derby Art Gallery. Both Strutt and Arkwright were successful self made men and were characters with whom Wright felt particular affinity

Making the Modern World - Richard Arkwright

Making the Modern World - Richard Arkwright

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