Above: Boat mill, Encyclopédie Diderot, 1751

Fausto veranzio 1617 MRM


Above: boat mill, Fausto Veranzio, 1617

Fausto veranzio 1617 RMR


Above: boat mill, Fausto Veranzio, 1617

Miniature boat mill


Above: miniature of a boat mill

German ship mill 1840


Above: german ship mill, 1840

Last authentic ship mills in France


One of the last authentic boat mills in France, around 1914

Last ship mill on the rhone


Above: the last ship mill on the Rhône in Lyon, France, 1894

Ship mill on the tisza hungary ton meesters


 Above: ship mill on the Tisza, Hungary (from the postcard collection of Ton Meesters)



 Above: reconstruction of a ship mill in repair (1990s). Photo: Karel Broes.

Note that these are are not grain mills but energy mills. The name should be referenced from the same perspective as 'wind mill'.


25 November 2010

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