North Eastern coalfield: colliery pit-head and coking ovens [2]

Made:
1845 in England
artist:
W Wheldon
Painting. [North Eastern coalfield: colliery pit-head] / W. Wheldon, 1845. - Oil on canvas, image 28x46cm octagonal

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Painting. [North Eastern coalfield: colliery pit-head] / W. Wheldon, 1845. - Oil on canvas, image 28x46cm octagonal
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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 colliery pit head with associated coking ovens on the Northumberland and Durham coal field. This one likely shows the Sunniside Incline at Pease's West colliery at Crook, looking towards Lucy Pit and the coke ovens to the right.

Similar to scenes in: 'A series of views of the collieries of Northumberland and Durham' by TH Hair, 1844; coal mining; coke ovens

Details

Category:
Art
Materials:
oil paint on canvas and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
frame: 475 mm x 650 mm x 50 mm,
image: 280 mm x 460 mm
stretchered canvas: 380 mm x 560 mm
Identifier:
1981-1277/2
type:
oil painting
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • oil painting - visual work