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Mingus Mill Greeting Card featuring the photograph Mingus Mill by Karen Wiles

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Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 100 lb. paper stock. Each card is coated with a UV protectant on the outside surface which produces a semi-gloss finish. The inside of each card has a matte white finish and can be customized with your own message up to 500 characters in length. Each card comes with a white envelope for mailing or gift giving.

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1 - 2 business days

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Charlotte, NC

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Thank you Mark for featuring "Mingus Mill" in Objects and Places in Decay!

Thank you Charlie for featuring "Mingus Mill" in Nature and Landscape!

Thank you Nadine and Bob for your wonderful comments!

Thank you Nadine and Bob for publishing in the Artist News!!!

.... Like the subject, technique, composition, and color... Congratulations, Today it was chosen to be Published in the Internet publication ARTISTS NEWS.... Anyone can Just Highlight this link ---- - Use Ctl-C to copy and Ctl-V ---- to put it into the Browser Address, to view the publication. You can then, Tweet, FB, and email, etc a copy of the publication, to just anyone you feel would be interested. Happy Promoting! :-)

Thank you so much Lincoln!

Great composition and interest, here. Love the complementary colors and the water's movement contrasted with the stillness of the barn. vtd

Thank you so much Lynn!

Beautiful capture, Karen~Lynn

Thank you Klaas for featuring "Mingus Mill" in Colorful and Fasentenreich!

Thank you Duane for featuring "Mingus Mill" in Expired Architecture!

Thank you Dorothy!

Thank you Byron!

Thank you John for featuring "Mingus Mill" in Raised Country, Raised Right!

Great detailed image, fv

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Artist's Description

In 1886 Dr. John Mingus contracted with Sion T. Early to build the Mingus Mill presently located in the Oconaluftee Valley within the Great Smokey Mountain National Park. Early was a millwright from Virginia who was working across the mountain in Sevierville, Tennessee at the time, and agreed to do the job in three months for $600.00. His initials, "STE" are cut into the front gable just under the eaves. The mill remained in Mingus-Floyd family hands until acquired by the park in the 1930's. All through the years this was a "custom mill," one that ground to each customer's taste. As such mills go, this one was of small-to-medium size and average sophitication for time and place. Some exterior portions of the mill are constantly in wet/dry cycles and are subject to rot. Thus parts of the complex were rehabilitated in 1937 and again in 1968. The mill was powered by a cast iron turbine that was developed in the 1820's. The turbine operated by water under contained and constant pressu...

About Karen Wiles

Karen Wiles

In the ever changing fast paced technological world we live in, Karen Wiles' images are like a wind blown breath of fresh air. An enchantment where one wants to visit and then remain...she has a special sense of place and vision that is present in her vividly bold works of art which demonstrate a love and deep appreciation of life. She has quickly become known as "The Photographer With An Artist's Eye," for it is apparent she captures in photography what some may overlook. Wiles' vast background in art enhances the vision needed to place her art within a unique aura of exceptional beauty. "Her fine art remains in one's soul long to remember... the art feels REAL because the artist is REAL."K.P. of Los Angeles writes. Her award winning...

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