Wieken, wind en weidenvogels: Molens in het Utrechts landschap

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English titleSails, wind and meadow-birds: mills in the landscape of Utrecht
Authors & editors

Verschoor, Jaap [Author]
Vesters, Paul [Author]

Publisher Stichting Het Utrechts Landschap and Artists for Nature Foundation
Year of publication 2006

Dutch (main text)

Medium Book

Wind & watermills > Other Europe (not GB) > Benelux
Arts, culture and heritage > Drawings, paintings & photography


Scope & contentThis book is the Dutch language version of Sails, wind and meadow-birds: mills in the landscape of Utrecht (accession number 230221) located in the Research Library at A094-VER. No main author credited: chief text editors Jaap Verschoor and Paul Vesters. Illustrated with water-colour paintings and drawings. Foreword by Henk Lugtmeijer and Ysbrand Brouwers sr. of the two respective publishing foundations. 184 pages.

The first chapter, by P.A.C. Beelaerts van Blokland, titled “Mills and landscape: a natural unity!” describes the inspiration given by mills in Utrecht province to artists and writers over the centuries.

The remaining chapters, unattributed, accompany paintings illustrating the following mills and landscapes: 1 Broekzijde mill, Abcoude; 2 Oostzijde mill, Abcoude; 3 ‘t Hoog en Groenland mill, Baambrugge; 4 Garstenmolen, Nigtevecht; 5 Loenderveense mill, Loenen aan de Vecht; 6 De Hoop, Loenen aan de Vecht; 7 Oukoper mill, Nieuwershuis; 8 Veenmolen, Wilnis; 9 Westveense mill, Woerdense Lock; 10 Spengen mill; 11 Kortrijkse mill, Breukelen; 12 Kockengen mill; 13 Westbroek polder mill, Oud-Zuilen; 14 Buitenweg polder mill, Oud-Zuilen; 15 Geesina, Groenekan; 16 De Valk, Montfoort; 17 Middelste mill, Cabauw; 18 Oudegein polder mill, Nieuwegein; 19 ‘t Wissel, Elst; 20 Binnenmolen, Rhenen.

Copies held

Accession no. 230304

  • Shelf location: A092-VER
  • Donor: Ken Major Collection