A Rural Grinding Mill

A Rural Grinding Mill.. Albert George Morrow (1863-1927). c. 1884. Drawing. Source: “Iron and Steel Making in South Wales.” The English Illustrated Magazine. [Click on image to enlarge it.]

This lovely scene, which appears across both columns on the original magazine page, appears rather strangely in the context of the article about urban Sheffield, though it does show where in earlier days much of the manufacturing took place.

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Palmer, Henry J.. “Cutlery and Cutlers at Sheffield” The English Illustrated Magazine. 1 (August 1881): 659-69. Hathi Trust version of a copy in the Pennsylvania State University Library. Web. 4 March 2021. [Complete text in the Victorian Web.]

Last modified 5 March 2021