Collection of glass negatives and photographs of mine workings

Made:
1900-1910
maker:
Hughes, Herbert William

Collection totals over 360 negatives. Boxes V and VI (totalling 100 negs) primarily concern Ramrod Hall Pit, Staffs and Lye Cross Pit, Worcs, showing a wide range of human and horse activity, machinery and tools. Box VII, marked "Baggeridge" (Worcs) contains some views dated 1908-09 and is mainly concerned with shaftsinking, including a power house and drilling rig. Collection also includes negatives of slate quarrying in North Wales (18), and mining in Freiburg (7) and Canada and the USA (58) and illustrations from books (50+). The 35 photos accompanying the negs. are shelved at MSL/0441 (see section 'M' of the listing).

Details

Extent:
c. 360 negatives in 10 boxes and 35 photographs
Identifier:
HUGH