MacDonald ‘Max’ Gill’s one third size photographic reproduction of painted wind gauge map panel, Lindisfarne Castle, Holy Island, 1913. Photograph courtesy of the National Trust/Andrew McGregor. This device indicated the direction of the prevailing wind, using a system of rods and gears which linked a weathervane on the roof to a pointer on the dial. On the right can be seen the ‘Invincible’ Spanish Armada engaged in a running fight with ships of the English Navy. The map was commissioned by Edwin Lutyens.

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