Joshua Heilmann, German textile innovator
Joshua Heilmann, German innovator in textile manufacture. He invented the first machine for combing cotton, and helped to revolutionise the embroidery industry. He came from Mulhouse, on the French/German border. Date: 1796 - 1848
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Manufacturing Wool Yarn
The Worlds largest (at the time) single line of worsted carding machines for opening scoured raw wool prior to combing at Patons & Baldwins factory in Darlington. Patons & Baldwins was a leading British manufacturer of knitting yarn.Photograph by Heinz Zinram.
© Mary Evans / Heinz Zinram Collection
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