The Rex Wailes Collection. Windmills of Finland

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    Hodge, Nathanael [Author]

    Publisher Milling & Grain
    Year of publication 2022

    Medium Digital

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    Scope & contentRex Wailes’ love of windmills led him to travel extensively through many countries, recording the varieties of mill he found. His journeys across Finland led to him amassing over 1200 photographs of Finnish windmills. The main types of windmills common in Finland were similar to those in other countries but with a few variations.

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