Salt's New Mill

Made:
1987
maker:
Ian Beesley

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Gelatine silver print entitled 'Salt's New Mill' by Ian Beesley. Prodiced for the commission `Through the Mill:, The Story of Yorkshire Wool in Photographs'. 1985-1987'.

This mill was built by Titus Salt in 1868 as a spinning mill to make use of spare steam power at the works. The chimney is a copy of the campanile of the Venetian church of Santa Maria, Gloriosa.

[Table 87: Through the Mill - The Story of Yorkshire Wool in Photographs, by Ian Beesley and Introduction by Gary Firth]

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1991-5061/49
type:
silver gelatin print
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford