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Samuel Crompton Inventing the Spinning Mule

Photo credit: Bolton Library & Museum Services, Bolton Council

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This imagined scene showing Crompton inventing the spinning mule in Hall i' th' Wood captures the later Victorian ideal of the heroic inventor.

Bolton Museum and Art Gallery

Bolton


Date

1895

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 76 x W 63 cm

Accession number

BOLMG: 1999.195

Acquisition method

purchased, 1979

Work type

Painting


Bolton Museum and Art Gallery

Le Mans Crescent, Bolton, Greater Manchester BL1 1SE England

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