Fulling mill John Smeaton
Product images of Fulling mill
Plan of the waterwheel for a fulling mill near Sowerby Bridge. Depicts the sectional elevation, with notes on the movement of the hammer and the goad, in a scale of 1:12 inches per foot.
Inscribed ‘For Holling’s Mill near Sowerby Bridge belonging to Mr. Waterhouse, a fulling mill.
The laping above the Clough to be arranged to that below Lidds laid over the Conduit and arranged down […]’
Later inscribed by John Farey ‘Some account of this mill in a letter written by Mr. Smeaton 6 Feb 1786 LS. 16.263 V 175’
Original drawing from Designs by the late John Smeaton made on various occasions in the course of his employment as a Civil Engineer from the year 175[?] to 179[?], Volume 2. Containing Designs for Mills and Hydraulic Engines. Collected and arranged by John Farey, 1821.
John Smeaton (1724-1792) was a British civil engineer, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1753.
John Farey (1766-1826) was a British geologist and surveyor, he worked on the published reports of John Smeaton’s work between 1809 and 1812.
- Image reference: RS-17715
- ©The Royal Society
More by the artist John Smeaton.
Explore the collection Engineering and architectural prints and drawings.
We use a 240gsm fine art paper and premium branded inks to create the perfect reproduction.
Our expertise and use of high-quality materials means that our print colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.
Read more about our fine art prints.
Manufactured in the UK
All products are printed in the UK, using the latest digital presses and a giclée printmaking process.
We only use premium branded inks, and colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.