Item REXW-GPN-C-066 - Unknown smock mill Fenland, Cambridgeshire

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REXW-GPN-C-066

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Unknown smock mill Fenland, Cambridgeshire

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  • 1931 (Creation)

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1 glass plate negative

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(6 March 1901 - 7 January 1986)

Biographical history

Rex Wailes (1901-1986) was considered the leading mill expert of his day. By profession an engineer, he made windmills the subject of lifelong study, acting as consultant and advisor for mill repairs and restoration throughout Britain and elsewhere in the world. He played an important role in the formation of the Mills Section of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings and trained many others in the study of mills, as well as acting as a consultant in the wider field of Industrial Archaeology. For more information see the featured people section of our website: http://www.millsarchive.org/explore/people/biographies/entry/111775/Rex-Wailes

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Printed or higher resolution copies of this image can be made available, subject to a charge. Please see www.millsarchive.org/high-resolution-images for details. Alternatively, a higher resolution copy can be viewed for free at the Mills Archive; please email visitors@millsarchive.org to arrange an appointment. This image is licensed to the Mills Archive Trust.

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REXW-1121489

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  • Box: Wailes Glass Plates Box C