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Scrapbook of photographs and postcards

Scrapbook of photographs of Surrey, Sussex, Suffolk and Kent mills. Postcards of foreign mills in Portugal and of mills destroyed in the First World War in France. Stephen Buckland's scrapbook number 67.

Buckland, John Stephen Percy (1935-2006), mill researcher

"Vouvray (I & L) - Ancien Moulin ayant servi a la Telegraphie"

"Ces Moulins jouerent un role les guerres de la Vendee. L'orientation de leurs ailes etait un signal pour l'armee royale qui se basait sur leurs indications" [These Mills played a role in the wars of the Vendee. The orientation of their wings was a signal for the Royal Army that was based on their indications]. This postcard is used in "Mills at war", 2019, p.34.

"King George Arrives at the Front"

The exact location of this mill is not known. However, the King was visiting the Front at the Somme between 8-15 August 1916. He is seen here inspecting the Canadian Corps. The Imperial War Museum has film footage of this same scene (Catalogue number IWM 192) here This postcard is used in "Mills at war", 2019, p.42.
Postcard came from the Stephen Buckland Collection via Frank Gregory.

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