Quarry Bank Mill, undated, but c.1985. Paperback. Fine Condition. Item #232409
A 6 page folded card booklet, with short details of the Transatlantic Cotton Trade, together with a coiled specimen of real cotton from the bicentenary shipment. The shipment was a re-creation of the original shipment of 1784, using bales and bags similar to the originals, and loaded onto a schooner in South Carolina, transported to Quebec and sent to England on a Tall Ship, and then taken by horse drawn canal barge to storage and on to the Mill. An attractive commemoration of the Styal Mill?s place in British industrial and social history. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Collectables. Inventory No: 232409.
Keywords: BZDB395 History; Collectables. American Cotton The birth of the transatlantic cotton trade 1784 A cotton sample from the bicentenary shipment Quarry Bank Mill Styal