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'The Dudley: Thirst - the End of a Shift', 1934.

Daykin, Gilbert

'The Dudley: Thirst - the End of a Shift', 1934.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 23cm x 32cm


Oil painting by Gilbert Daykin showing three miners in a coal mine, one of whom is taking a drink from his Dudley, a water bottle with a capacity of three pints, enough to last a shift. Daykin (1886-1939), a miner himself, was killed in a mining accident.

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