Spinning Wheel Ireland Published on February 14, 2014 in How a Little Bit of Industrial Espionage Started the Industrial RevolutionFull resolution (674 × 819) Spinning wheel Irish spinner and spinning wheel. County Galway, Ireland, between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900. US Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division: LC-DIG-ppmsc-09892. Source: File:Irish spinning wheel.jpg from the Wikimedia Commons.