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

Joseph Wright of Derby (Three Children of Richard Arkwright with a Kite)

Joseph Wright of Derby (Three Children of Richard Arkwright with a Kite)

Richard Arkwright - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Richard Arkwright - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Making the Modern World - Richard Arkwright

Making the Modern World - Richard Arkwright

Richard Arkwright Junior. Left -  Richard Arkwright Junior.  Portrait after R Reinagle hung in the Richard Arkwright & Co bank in Wirksworth. Raised at Bakewell, Derbyshire, he was a quiet, humble and hardworking man with a Midas touch, expanding the fortune he received from his famous father by many fold. He died the richest commoner in England.

Richard Arkwright Junior. Left - Richard Arkwright Junior. Portrait after R Reinagle hung in the Richard Arkwright & Co bank in Wirksworth. Raised at Bakewell, Derbyshire, he was a quiet, humble and hardworking man with a Midas touch, expanding the fortune he received from his famous father by many fold. He died the richest commoner in England.

Spinning Frame:  Date- 1768  Creator- Richard Arkwright  Impact- For spinning thread/yarn from wool/cotton, mechanically.

Spinning Frame: Date- 1768 Creator- Richard Arkwright Impact- For spinning thread/yarn from wool/cotton, mechanically.

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