'Collision of Tubs in a Shaft', 1869.

'Collision of Tubs in a Shaft', 1869.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 32cm


Miners cling desperately to a rope after a collision between barrels of coal being lifted to the surface. Illustration from 'Underground life, or, Mines and miners' by Louis Simonin (1830-1886), published in London in 1869.

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