Edmund Cartwright By: Brian Brzozowski

Life and death

  • Born- April 24, 1743
  • Place of Birth- Marnham, Nottinghamshire, England
  • Died- October 30, 1823 (age 80)
  • Place of Death- Hastings, Sussex, England
The Power Loom
  • Invented- 1784
  • Patented- 1785
  • Last patent for weaving in 1792
  • Put some people out of work
  • Improved concept in 1787
Wool Combing Machine
  • Invented- 1789
  • Made Rope
Some Inventions Cause Tragedy
  • Weaving Mill- Steam Powerd
  • Caught on fire
  • Burnt down 400 of his farms

Interesting Facts

  • Rector at Lincoln Cathedral
  • No training before inventions were made
  • AKA- Картрайт, Эдмунд
  • Interests were Engeneering
  • Graduate of University College at Oxford
  • Master’s degree with Oxford’s Magdalen College
  • Was a poet
  • Set textile industry in motion

The End

Credits:

Created with images by familymwr - "Army Photography Contest - 2007 - FMWRC - Arts and Crafts - Eye of the Holder" • Sean McMenemy - "Thank You"

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