North Eastern coalfield: colliery pit-head and coking ovens

Made:
1845 in England
artist:
W Wheldon

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Painting, one of a pair, entitled [North Eastern coalfield: colliery pit-head and coking ovens] / by W. Wheldon, 1845. Oil on canvas, octagonal; image 28 x 46 cm in frame 45x63x4cm. Each painting shows a colliery pit head with associated coking ovens on the Northumberland and Durham coal field. This one also shows surface activity by the pit-head gear and buildings; wagons and pit ponies in the yard. To left, [Hackworth] locomotive and coking ovens. Similar to scene of Whitworth Park colliery in: 'A series of views of the collieries of Northumberland and Durham' by TH Hair, 1844; coal mining

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Category:
Art
Measurements:
frame: 450 cm x 630 cm x 40 cm,
image: 280 mm x 460 mm
Identifier:
1981-1277/1
type:
oil painting
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • oil painting - visual work
status:
Permanent collection

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