The Jacquard Loom

Views:
 
Category: Education
     
 

Presentation Description

The history of Joseph-Marie Jacquard, inventor of the Jacquard Loom and a brief overview of how this invention was the precursor to modern day computers.

Comments

Presentation Transcript

slide 1:

THE JACQUARD LOOM A PRESENTATION BY BOBBI BILLARD

slide 2:

What is the Jacquard Loom The Jacquard Loom is a mechanical loom that produces elaborate designs in an intricate weave. It was invented by Joseph-Marie Jacquard.

slide 3:

Joseph-Marie Jacquard • Born July 7 1752 in Lyon France • Son of a master silk weaver • L earned the inner workings of the loom during his job as a drawboy • Exhibited his first version of a loom for weaving figured silk in 1801

slide 4:

"The iron was sold for old iron the wood for kindling while I was delivered over to universal ignominy.”

slide 5:

Jacques de Vaucanson: Inventor of the Vaucanson Loom The Jacquard Loom was based off of the Vaucanson Loom above

slide 6:

In 1804 Jacquard unveiled the loom that bears his name today. Model of the first Jacquard Loom

slide 7:

A statue in his memory was erected six years after his death in Lyon France in the exact same spot where they destroyed his first invention. Jacquard died in 1834

slide 8:

How the Jacquard Loom Works Punch Cards

slide 9:

The Jacquard Loom: Precursor to early computers https://www.youtube.com/watchvlwozgRPLVC8

slide 10:

The Modern Day Jacquard Loom • controlled by computers in place of the original punched cards • scan from a photo in order to create the patterns • can have thousands of hooks https://www.youtube.com/watchvm5MGF_MNcmY

authorStream Live Help