Gresford mining disaster: relatives wait for news at the pithead

Made:
1934-09-22 in United Kingdom
maker:
Bishop Marshall
and
Bishop Marshall
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'Gresford mining disaster: relatives wait for news at the pithead'
      A photograph entitled 'Gresford mining disaster: relatives wait for news at the pithead'

'Gresford mining disaster: relatives wait for news at the pithead' A photograph entitled 'Gresford mining disaster: relatives wait for news at the pithead'

A photograph entitled 'Gresford mining disaster: relatives wait for news at the pithead', taken in 1934 by Bishop Marshall for the Daily Herald.

The Gresford disaster was one of the worst in British history. 266 men died in an explosion at Gresford Colliery near Wrexham in north Wales.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/10602
type:
photographic print
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford