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Wind Mill Collection

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Norfolk Broads / Thurne

Norfolk Broads / Thurne
Norfolk Broads: on the Thurne

Background imageWind Mill Collection: London / City Gates

London / City Gates
Ten of the City gates before demolition: Bishopshate; Cripplegate; Ludgate; Newgate; Moorgate; Aldgate; Bridgegate; Aldersgate; Whitehallgate; Templebar

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Peter Pan / Theatre Poster

Peter Pan / Theatre Poster
Peter Pan and Wendy fly over the rooftops in a poster to advertise the stage show

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Post Office Tower

Post Office Tower
Post Office (British Telecom) Tower, photographed from the corner of Windmill Street, central London

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Quixote & Windmill

Quixote & Windmill
Don Quixote attacks the windmill

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Windmill Theatre

Windmill Theatre
The Windmill Theatre on the corner of Great Windmill Street and Shaftesbury Avenue, and the Lyric Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue in London

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Dog, 3 Cows in Field

Dog, 3 Cows in Field
Whos Afraid : a perky little dog keeps an eye on three cows, who seem more interested in chewing grass than bothering about him

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Littlehampton Pier

Littlehampton Pier
At Littlehampton Pier (which is complete with windmill and lighthouse), a steam tugboat brings a large sailing ship safely into port. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Outwood Windmills

Outwood Windmills
The old (17th century) windmills at Outwood, near Redhill, Surrey, England. The one in the foreground was built in 1665 and is (in 2006) Britains oldest working windmill. Date: late 1930s

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Norfolk Broads - River Thurne

Norfolk Broads - River Thurne
A sign by the windmill points the way to the Lion Hotel on the River Thurne, Norfolk. The sailing boat on the broad certainly seems keen to get home for supper! Date: circa 1930s

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Cyclists & Windmills

Cyclists & Windmills
Three men cyclists admire the the two windmills at Outwood, Surrey, England. The left one was built in 1665 and still stands today. The right, built 1790, blew down in a gale 1960

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Windmill, Rembrandt

Windmill, Rembrandt
A somewhat dilapidated Dutch windmill

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Dutch Girl & Tulips

Dutch Girl & Tulips
A Dutch girl in traditional dress picks tulips near a canal, with the obligatory windmill and barge in view

Background imageWind Mill Collection: WINDMILL

WINDMILL

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Wimbledon Windmill

Wimbledon Windmill
A working windmill on Wimbledon Common in south-west London

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Brill Windmill, Buckinghamshire, England

Brill Windmill, Buckinghamshire, England, built in about 1680, one of the few remaining post mills in the country. Date: late 17th century

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Puss in Boots and the Poor Millers Son

Puss in Boots and the Poor Millers Son
The Poor Millers Son leaves the mill with his cat (Puss in Boots). Illustration to a fairytale by Charles Perrault, first published 1697

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Don Quixote attacks a windmill

Don Quixote attacks a windmill
A scene from Cervantes novel Don Quixote -- the hero of the title attacks a windmill, believing it to be an enemy giant

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Windmill, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex

Windmill, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex
The Windmill (known as Archers Mill) at Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, pictured here after it had ceased working. It was a post mill working two pairs of stones and was demolished in 1921. circa 1915

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Barge and windmill, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex

Barge and windmill, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex
A picturesque view of a sailing barge and Archers Windmill at Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex. The Georgiana, a spritsail barge owned by Smeed Dean & Co of Kent

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Thaxted / Almshouses 1905

Thaxted / Almshouses 1905
Thaxted, Essex: old almshouses

Background imageWind Mill Collection: USA / Batavia Illinois 19C

USA / Batavia Illinois 19C
Batavia, Illinois: rural scene with windmill

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Donkeys / Meadow 1862

Donkeys / Meadow 1862
Donkeys grazing in the meadow

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Windmill Girls on TV

Windmill Girls on TV
The Windmill Girls - showgirls from Londons Windmill Theatre - feature in an early BBC transmission from Alexandra Palace

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Blackheath 1808

Blackheath 1808
A mother and child take a walk on a picturesque Blackheath, where a windmill, long since vanished, can be found. Date: 1808

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Granite Quarries, Mountsorrel, Leicestershire

Granite Quarries, Mountsorrel, Leicestershire
Sketch of Granite Quarries, Mountsorrel, Leicestershire, viewed from the rocks near Buddon Wood, by Reverend Baden Powell (1796-1860), father of Robert Baden Powell. 1859

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Daily lives in London during the Blitz

Daily lives in London during the Blitz
Four images relating to air-raided London in October 1940. Top left shows cast members at the Windmill Theatre which was the only theatre to remain open; the cast slept in the theatre on mattresses

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Flowers for the Millers Daughter by Florence Hardy

Flowers for the Millers Daughter by Florence Hardy
A young Dutch boy climbs the steps of a windmill to deliver a bouquet of flowers to a young millers daughter

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Rural scene with honeysuckle and poppies

Rural scene with honeysuckle and poppies
A pretty rural scene with pink honeysuckle, yellow primroses and red poppies growing by a stone wall, with a cornfield and a windmill in the background

Background imageWind Mill Collection: St Annes / Lancs / 1925

St Annes / Lancs / 1925
St Anne s-on-Sea, Lancashire: a group of people admire a large windmill

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Brighton / Rowlandson 1789

Brighton / Rowlandson 1789
Brighton, Sussex, known here by its old name, Brighthelmstone: the bathing place, with smoakers machines

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Show girl to ARP warden, 1939

Show girl to ARP warden, 1939
Miss Judy McCrea, a show girl at the Windmill Theatre, London fulfilling her other role as an air raid warden in Paddington in October 1939. Date: 1939

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Windmill and water mill, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex

Windmill and water mill, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex
The Windmill (known as Archers Mill) at Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex. It was a post mill working two pairs of stones, purchased together with the nearby water mill by John Archer in the 19th century

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Paston Windmill

Paston Windmill
Stow Mill on Stow Hill, Paston, near Mundesley, Norfolk. Often known as Paston Mill, it was built with dummy windows to make it look picturesque. Date: built 1827

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Grand Centrifugal Railway

Grand Centrifugal Railway
Advertising flyer for the Grand Centrifugal Railway, an Extraordinary Novelty, 200 feet long, with a Virtical (sic) Circle, upwards of 40 feet in circumference

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Old windmill at Molle, Skane, Sweden

Old windmill at Molle, Skane, Sweden
Landscape with an old windmill at Molle, Hoganas, Skane (Scania), Sweden

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Aden - Yemen - Windmills at the Salt Works

Aden - Yemen - Windmills at the Salt Works

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Two Men, Child, Boat

Two Men, Child, Boat
Two men take a small child in their boat on a river near a windmill

Background imageWind Mill Collection: BOUT, Pieter (1658-1702). The Skaters. 1678

BOUT, Pieter (1658-1702). The Skaters. 1678. Flemish art. Oil on wood. SPAIN. Madrid. Prado Museum

Background imageWind Mill Collection: All Sorts of Buildings

All Sorts of Buildings. From Once Upon a Time no. 10

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Adoniram Byfield

Adoniram Byfield
ADONIRAM BYFIELD - Puritan churchman, active in church affairs, depicted with a windmill on his head whose sails (Lust, Pryde &c) are being turned by the Devil. Date: ? - 1660

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Balloon descent, Beuvri near Bethune, France

Balloon descent, Beuvri near Bethune, France
View of the Plaine de Beuvri (or Beuvry) near the town of Bethune in Artois, north of Paris. Balloon descent by the Robert brothers and Colin Hullin near a windmill

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Balloon descent, Chateau de Beuvri, France

Balloon descent, Chateau de Beuvri, France
Balloon descent by the Robert brothers and Colin Hullin in front of the Chateau de Beuvry, near Bethune. They had ascended from the Tuileries Gardens, Paris, earlier the same day

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Women floating in the air

Women floating in the air by the use of parasols with large butterflies attached, and wings on their shoes, gazed at from the ground by men with lorgnettes and telescopes. circa 18th century

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Tourism poster - Holland

Tourism poster - Holland, featuring a classic Dutch scene of canal and windmills, framed by one of the cells of a windmills sails. circa 1960

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Place Blanche, by Tony Minariz

Place Blanche, by Tony Minariz. The famous Moulin Rough cabaret with its iconic windmill can be seen in the background. 1909

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Festival of Britain - Windmill

Festival of Britain - Windmill - South Bank of the Thames, London Date: 1951

Background imageWind Mill Collection: Catharine Bridge and windmill, Haarlem, Holland

Catharine Bridge and windmill, Haarlem, Holland. Date between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900



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