Penrhyn Slate Quarries, near Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales, 1852.
3 2 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 24cm

Penrhyn Slate Quarries, near Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales, 1852.

Sumners, Alfred

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

Description

Lithograph by Alfred Sumners after his own drawing, of a monumental open cast mining landscape. Slate has been mined here since the 16th century and is still used as a roofing material. At the start of the 21st century this slate quarry was still the largest in the world and being used. Published by T Catherall, Eastern Row, Chester and Bangor, on 12 July 1862.
 

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