Advertising and Symbolism


July 10th 2018 by Christopher Viney

Mills have been critical to the development of civilisation and play a central role in our culture. Not surprisingly, artists, poets and advertisers have featured them as icons to represent food, comfort, home and so much more.


In these articles below, you can read more about the themes of advertising and symbolism in the context of some of our Gems.



Northwestern Miller: From Doughnuts to Dresses

Trade Cards



  Tilting at Windmills



See some of the symbolism and advertising mills have been used in on our new Gems pages here

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