Daily Herald Photograph: Coal miners' training

Made:
1949-05-06 in Ashington

One photograph of five coal mining trainees receiving instruction from miner P. K. Wilson at Ashington Colliery. Caption on back reads: 'Five of the total of 13,000 additional coal-face workers Britian aims at getting this year. These boy volunteers hear about the coal cutter from miner P.K. Wilson at a training pit at Ashington, Northumberland.' Taken by an unknown photographer for Planet News, 6 May 1940. Gelatin silver print. Includes crop marks.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/15730
Measurements:
image: 185 mm x 258 mm
type:
photographic print
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford