Cotton Whipping Machine, U.S. South, 1869


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This record was last updated on 12 Aug 2010

Image Reference
NW0340

Source
Frank Leslie's Boy's and Girl's Weekly (Oct. 2, 1869), vol. 6, no. 154, p. 380. (Copy in Special Collections, University of Virginia Library)

Comments
Caption, "Things Worth Knowing--The Whipping Machine for Cotton"; shows a man at work. This image later appeared in Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly, vol. 9 (1880), p. 568, with the caption "Whitney's Saw-Gin"; the 1880 image accompanies an article describing cotton production in South Carolina.