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Background imageSurface Collection: Richard Arthur (Dicky Nine Lives), Edwyn Vincent (1858-1919)

Richard Arthur (Dicky Nine Lives), Edwyn Vincent (1858-1919)
Oil on canvas, English School, 1887. Primitive style full length portrait of man in mining clothes with Pednandrea Mine in the background of the painting

Background imageSurface Collection: Pednandrea stamps and mine dressing floor at Wheal Sparnon, Redruth, Cornwall. 1865

Pednandrea stamps and mine dressing floor at Wheal Sparnon, Redruth, Cornwall. 1865
The area in the photograph is now covered by Clinton Road, Park Road and Albany Road, Redruth. According to the Ordnance Survey Six Inch map Cornwall LXIII

Background imageSurface Collection: Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Early 1900s
View of Williams shaft headgear built in 1894. Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

Background imageSurface Collection: Wheal Friendly Mine, Trevaunance Cove, St Agnes, Cornwall. 1895

Wheal Friendly Mine, Trevaunance Cove, St Agnes, Cornwall. 1895
Seen from below. The building and smoking stack have been worked at various times as a foundry, tin stream works and a factory

Background imageSurface Collection: Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. October 1919

Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. October 1919
General view of Levant Mine, taken on the Tuesday after the disaster of 21st October 1919 in which 31 miners were killed. Various mine buildings are shown including engine houses

Background imageSurface Collection: Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 21st October 1919

Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 21st October 1919
Miners waiting for news after the disaster of 21st October 1919 in which 31 miners were killed. Pictured with the group is Reverend B. Lumb. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageSurface Collection: Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1919

Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1919
Miners waiting for news after the disaster, 21st October 1919, in which 31 miners were killed. The Reverend B. Lumb is pictured at the far left of the picture. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageSurface Collection: Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1919

Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1919
Group of miners waiting for news after the disaster of 21st October 1919, Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall in which 31 miners were killed

Background imageSurface Collection: Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1919

Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1919
A crowd at the top of the skip shaft after the Levant mining disaster on 21 October 1919. The man engine in the shaft collapsed, killing 31 men

Background imageSurface Collection: Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1896

Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1896
View of the Stamps engine house and a launder supplying water to a waterwheel. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageSurface Collection: Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1919

Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1919
Crowd near skip shaft after the Levant Mining disaster, 21 October 1919. 31 men were killed by the collapse of the man engine in the shaft. The copper crushing house may be seen in the background

Background imageSurface Collection: Battery of Cornish stamps with engine man, miners and grass captain (or surface captain) in white

Battery of Cornish stamps with engine man, miners and grass captain (or surface captain) in white, Wheal Sparnon
The area in the photograph is now covered by Clinton Road, Park Road and Albany Road, Redruth. According to the Ordnance Survey Six Inch map Cornwall LXIII

Background imageSurface Collection: Gwennap United Mines, Poldory, Gwennap, Cornwall. 1923

Gwennap United Mines, Poldory, Gwennap, Cornwall. 1923
Group of miners - men and boys - sitting outside a shed, 1923. Photographer: Samuel John Govier

Background imageSurface Collection: Goolds Shaft, Wheal Grenville Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1911

Goolds Shaft, Wheal Grenville Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1911
Goolds shaft with Old Stamps house in background. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

Background imageSurface Collection: Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. General view, early 1900s

Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. General view, early 1900s
A wide general view of Levant Mine with the head gear of skip shaft and the winding engine house in the forgeround on the right. On the left standing above the cliffs is the arsenic stack

Background imageSurface Collection: Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Around 1920

Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Around 1920
View looking up the cliff at the retaining wall in front of the pumping engine house (left) and the winding engine house (right). Stack cut down implies probably around 1920. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageSurface Collection: Tin dressing floor at Wheal Sparnon being turned into Victoria Park, Redruth, Cornwall. Late 1800s

Tin dressing floor at Wheal Sparnon being turned into Victoria Park, Redruth, Cornwall. Late 1800s
A gentleman wearing a bowler hat is standing to the left of centre. The area in the photograph is now covered by Clinton Road, Park Road and Albany Road, Redruth

Background imageSurface Collection: Two Engine houses at Wheal Sparnon with cottages in the background, Redruth, Cornwall. Around 1865

Two Engine houses at Wheal Sparnon with cottages in the background, Redruth, Cornwall. Around 1865
The area in the photograph is now covered by Clinton Road, Park Road and Albany Road, Redruth. According to the Ordnance Survey Six Inch map Cornwall LXIII

Background imageSurface Collection: Park-an-Chy Mine, Gwennap, Cornwall. Around 1910

Park-an-Chy Mine, Gwennap, Cornwall. Around 1910
Three carters with their horses and wagons. Photographer: Samuel John Govier

Background imageSurface Collection: Tolgarrick Mine, St Stephen-in-Brannel, Cornwall. 1922

Tolgarrick Mine, St Stephen-in-Brannel, Cornwall. 1922
Raising the chimney stack. The workmen are gathered around the stack attaching the cables for the crane

Background imageSurface Collection: Red River, Camborne, Cornwall. Around 1900

Red River, Camborne, Cornwall. Around 1900
Dressing floors

Background imageSurface Collection: Wheal Friendly Mine, St Agnes, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Wheal Friendly Mine, St Agnes, Cornwall. Early 1900s
View down the valley from Trevaunance towards the engine house. Children are walking along the road. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan


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