The Rex Wailes Collection. Hallam Ashley and Roller Mills
|Authors & editors|
|Publisher||Milling & Grain|
|Year of publication||2021|
|Scope & content||In previous articles in Milling and Grain magazine, I have mentioned Rex’s productive working relationship with the important mill artists Karl Wood, Thomas Hennell and Vincent Lines. Over more than half a century he also built strong, mutually beneficial partnerships with several significant photographers, influencing their work and ensuring an unparalleled record of the decline of traditional mills. |
Early photography of mills, fueled by the Victorian and Edwardian appetite for postcards, concentrated on landscape-style images of mill exteriors, the more romantic the better.
This was to change when mill expert Rex Wailes met freelance photographer Hallam Ashley… Read more.