Bents Mill, near Harden

maker:
Ian Beesley

Ian Beesley/Science Museum Group
© Ian Beesley

Gelatine silver print entitled 'Bents Mill (1799) near Harden' by Ian Beesley. Prodiced for the commission `Through the Mill:, The Story of Yorkshire Wool in Photographs'. 1985-1987'.

The roof beams of this early water-powered spinning mill, built in 1799 by William Wilkinson, were originally designed to provide extra storage space for raw wood and semi-manufactured goods.

[Table 20: Through the Mill - The Story of Yorkshire Wool in Photographs, by Ian Beesley and Introduction by Gary Firth]

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1991-5061/23
type:
silver gelatin print
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford

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