'Lady Isabella' or the Great Laxey Wheel, Laxey

RIBApix ref no RIBA7243
Architect/DesignerCasement, Robert (1815-1891)
Artist/PhotographerValentine, James (1815-1879)
CountryIsle of Man
CityLaxey
Subject Date1854
Image Date1870
ViewExterior
StyleVictorian
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceA113/123
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This wheel, built for the Great Laxey Mining Company to pump water from its mineral mines, is the largest working waterwheel in the world.

Subject tags

towers, mining, waterwheels