North Eastern coalfield: colliery pit-head and coking ovens [1]

Made:
1845 in England
artist:
W Wheldon
Painting, one of a pair, entitled [North Eastern coalfield: colliery pit-head and coking ovens] / by W. Wheldon, 1845.

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Painting, one of a pair, entitled [North Eastern coalfield: colliery pit-head and coking ovens] / by W. Wheldon, 1845.
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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. Each painting shows a colliery pit head with associated coking ovens on the Northumberland and Durham coal field. Here we see Pease's West colliery at Crook, with The Lucy Pit (opened 1849) and Bank Foot coke 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.

Details

Category:
Art
Measurements:
overall: 450 mm x 630 mm x 40 mm,
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