Drawing. Horizontal gas retorts / RT Roussel

Made:
c. 1930 in London
maker:
Raphael T Roussel
Drawing of Stoking horizontal gas retorts, R T Roussel, c 1950.  Charcoal drawing; 39x37cm adhered on board, 43x40cm.

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Drawing of Stoking horizontal gas retorts, R T Roussel, c 1950. Charcoal drawing; 39x37cm adhered on board, 43x40cm.
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Drawing. Horizontal gas retorts / RT Roussel, nd. [London?, c1930?]. Charcoal; 39x37cm adhered on board, 43x40cm. Signed by artist, br. Depicts three workers on a track wheeled gantry with ladder access, two are cleaning a long line of five rows of gas retorts, the third to left is operating the platform and coal line, on a balcony above left is a railed wagonway with three coal wagons, an arched window roof recedes into the distance

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1975-94
Materials:
charcoal and paper
Measurements:
image: 390 x 370 mm
type:
drawing