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IMAGE number
UIG864801
Title
South Durham Coalfield, England
Description
South Durham Coalfield, England. Miners or pitmen sitting round a brazier waiting to go underground for the night shift. The man in the centre foregound is holding a Davy safety lamp and smoking a clay pipe. At centre right men are in the cage ready to be lowered to the bottom of the pit. On the right, the boys who work the pit ponies chat amongst themselves. Engraving from "The Graphic" (London, 4 February 1871).
Credit
Universal History Archive/UIG / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • built structure
  • coal mine
  • davy
  • england
  • engraving
  • flame
  • full length
  • heat
  • horizontal
  • illuminated
  • illustration and painting
  • illustration technique
  • industry
  • large group of people
  • london
  • mine
  • miner
  • miners lamp
  • mining
  • mode of transport
  • night
  • only men
  • outdoors
  • smoke
  • south durham
  • the graphic
  • uk
  • waiting
  • 1871

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