"A photograph of a group of miners' wives talking outside their houses at Penalty Pit Island in Wales, taken by James Jarche for the Daily Herald newspaper on 7 July, 1931. This photograph was taken to illustrate a series of articles written by H V Morton called 'In Search Of Wales'. This photograph has been selected from the Daily Herald Archive, a collection of over three million photographs. The archive holds work of international, national and local importance by both staff and agency photographers."
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