Ever wondered how a reel of cotton is made?
In 1920, artist Steven Spurrier R.O.I. was given access to Messrs. J & P Coats factories.
The resulting images provide detailed information about the individual processes involved - but also give some insight as to the fashions and hairstyles of the time!
Background In December 1920, the Illustrated London News publication carried a series of articles detailing the range of processes involved in the production of a reel of cotton. The illustrations …