Rope making in rope walk

#Picture Number TP126

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Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of men in a rope walk, a long wooden shed, walking backwards from a spinning machine drawing out strands of hemp to make rope.  Another man winds the finished rope on reels. The quality of this image, though acceptable, is not perfect, as it was scanned from a small original.