Collection EMGC - E M Gardner Collection

Cross section of water mill Picture of a water mill by Hobbema Water mill by J Van Ruisdael Waterwheel, watermill, Stainton Pit wheel, wallower and spur wheel Flour dresser Sack scales Watermill, Arrow Green Water wheel, Rhayader Tannery, St Fagans, Cardiff Water wheel, Court Mill, Steyning Exterior view of water mill View of water wheel, Maiden Newton Watermill by J Van Ruidael Bridge tree lift Exterior view of Chudleigh water mill Interior view of Snape mill Bines Mill, Bures Dutch slack belt Wijlre hand hoist Hand hoist
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E M Gardner Collection


  • 1930s-1960s (Creation)

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Extent and medium

30 boxes and albums of varying size

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Archival history

Part of a large amount of archival material in the possession of the Mills Section of the SPAB, which was transferred to The Mills Archive in February 2004.

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Scope and content

Images and documents of English watermills. Includes many photographic prints and some handwritten notes.

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Conditions governing access

This collection may be consulted free of charge at the Mills Archive; please email to arrange an appointment.

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  • English

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E M Gardner photographs are held by the Museum of Welsh Life.

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Archivist's note

Collection level description revised by Luke Bonwick and Nathanael Hodge, 2012.

The majority of the Collection was catalogued by Andrew Munro, August 2014 to September 2016.

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