Alte Mühlen: Bilder des Abschieds (Farewell in pictures)

    Full details

    English titleOld mills
    Authors & editors

    Liedel, Herbert [Author]
    Dollhopf, Helmut [Author]
    Franzke, Jürgen [Author]
    Glaser, Hermann [Author]
    Gallasch, Walter [Author]

    Publisher Stürtz Verlag, Würzburg
    Year of publication 1983

    German (main text)

    Medium Book

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


    Scope & contentSummary Translation
    Picture book with large colour photos of (mainly) watermills in their landscapes in various states of dilapidation, details of their components and of architectural elements, and of millers. Most are from Germany.The text consists of chapters written by different authors.The first chapter covers the history of mills, and the experiences of a miller and a mill repairer forced to give up their work as mills fell out of business.The second chapter looks at mills in literature, and the third at the reasons why mills are dying out. The index at the end of the book lists the locations of the items in the photos.

    Copies held

    Accession no. 229678

    • Shelf location: A091-LIE
    • Donor: Ken Major Collection