Kettle Mill, King's Lynn by Henry Baines

This painting shows the round tower of the Kettle Mills, and includes mill workers carrying out their tasks.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
35.5 x 30.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,250 ( Total: £3,750)
Acquired in:
2004
Vendor:
Graham R Barker

The Mill served as the storage and pumping station for the town's water supply until a constant supply was obtained in 1866. The tower was originally part of the English Civil War defences of the town. The buildings were demolished in 1972.

Provenance

H.M.J Burke; Graham R. Barker.

Venue details

Lynn Museum Market Street, KING'S LYNN Norfolk PE30 1NL 01553 775001 www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk/LynnMuseum

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £3.60)

Tue – Sat, 10am – 5pm
Closed on public holidays

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