Two record breaking coal miners shake hands

Made:
1949 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown
and
Unknown
and
'Two record breaking coal miners shake hands'
      A photograph entitled 'Two record breaking coal miners shake hands'

'Two record breaking coal miners shake hands' A photograph entitled 'Two record breaking coal miners shake hands'

A photograph entitled 'Two record breaking coal miners shake hands', taken in 1949 by an unknown photographer for the Daily Herald.

The miners were part of a team who broke the world record for coal cutting with an automatic coal-cutter at the Woodside Colliery, Shipley, Derbyshire.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/12820
type:
photographic print
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford