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View of the mills at the Calico Grounds, Isleworth

View of the mills at the Calico Grounds, Isleworth

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1795

Shelfmark: Ktop XXX

Item number: 5-h

Genre: Topographical Drawing

This image shows the water wheel in detail, with printed material being drained and then transported off site. Today there are no mills left, although the name Mill Plat remains in Isleworth. In the mid-16th century an artificial river was created to improve the flow of water from the Thames to the mills.

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