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Technology in Australia 1788-1988Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
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Chapter 5

I 1788 - State Of The Art In Textile Technology

II Australian Textiles - The Early Days
i Wool Fabric Manufacture
ii Cotton and Flax
iii The 19th Century - Automation Accelerated in Textile Technology

III Australian Textiles - The 20th Century

IV Australian Textiles - To Date

V Acknowledgements



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Wool Fabric Manufacture (continued)

The story of Australian textiles in the 19th Century was very much one involving dedication by several notable individuals who through entrepreneurial skills -often involving good technical appreciation as well as understanding of the market -built up significant companies.

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