Coal Sample

Coal sample photographed 3/4 view on a white background.

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Coal sample photographed 3/4 view on a white background.
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Sample of coal from the Lancashire coalfield. The prolific Lancashire coalfield was a key enabling factor in the adoption of coal-powered steam engines in Manchester's textile industry.

Details

Category:
Coal Mining
Collection:
Lancashire Coal Mining Collection
Object Number:
Y2002.19.583
type:
coal
credit:
Gift of Salford Museum and Art Gallery