(Rare Flash Photography Shows Cornish Miners In The 1890s Toiling Deep Underground,photographer J.C.Burrow, 27/03/2014)

Rare Flash Photography Shows Cornish Miners In The 1890s Toiling Deep Underground

CORNISH MINERS J. Burrow, 'with the help of the miners, used lamps filled with highly flammable magnesium powder to produce the flash'.

English-Mines-Pit pony & miner - Durham, England

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US photographer Bruce Davidson's iconic shots of South Wales coalfield up for sale - Wales Online

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US photographer Bruce Davidson's iconic shots of South Wales coalfield - Now a visitor attraction with a thriving mature forest, Cwmcarn, in the Ebbw Valley, where Davidson shot his images, had been left scarred by the mining industry.

Illuminated: Photographer J.C. Burrow used rudimentary flash technology to light up the underground scenes

Rare early flash photography images of Cornish miners digging for tin in 1890s reveal the perilous conditions in which they toiled

Illuminated: Photographer J. Burrow used rudimentary flash technology to light up the underground scenes

Rare Flash Photography Shows Cornish Miners In The 1890s Toiling Deep Underground

Rare Flash Photography Shows Cornish Miners In The 1890s Toiling Deep Underground

His pictures highlight how the mines were constructed and the precarious-looking wooden beams and ladders installed underground. Rare Flash Photography Shows Cornish Miners In The Toiling Deep Underground

28th March 1933. This group of Cornish miners are enjoying a meal deep underground at the Geevor Tin Mine, St Just

Tin miners taking lunch underground, 28 March James Jarché, Daily Herald Archive, National Media Museum / SSPL More On This Day photographs This group of Cornish miners are enjoying their.

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