Eli Whitney (1765-1825)
Eli Whitney, inventor of the cotton gin and standardized rifle parts. Once a luxury, after his invention cotton became the cheapest and most commonly worn cloth. He graduated from Yale in 1792. This portrait was engraved from the original painting by Alonzo Chappel.
- 1800 circa 15 years
- Original Format:
- Fine Print Illustration
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