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Andrew Meikle (1719–1811)
Andrew Meikle (1719–1811)
Andrew Meikle (1719–1811)
Andrew Meikle (1719–1811)
Andrew Meikle (1719–1811)
Andrew Meikle (1719–1811)
Andrew Meikle (1719–1811)
Andrew Meikle (1719–1811)

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Andrew Meikle (1719–1811) was the son of an inventive millwright. He surpassed his father by designing improved mills and windmills. His most significant patent was for a drum threshing machine that could be worked by wind, water, horse and (subsequently) steam power. Hundreds of mills to his designs were built on East Lothian's farm steadings.

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Haddington


Date

c.1821

Medium

plaster

Measurements

H 53 x W 28 x D 26 cm

Accession number

ART05

Work type

Bust

Inscription description

back: ANDREW MEIKLE.


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