Illingworth Tomb, Undercliffe Cemetery, Bradford

Made:
1987
maker:
Ian Beesley

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Gelatine silver print entitled 'Illingworth Tomb, Undercliffe Cemetery, Bradford' by Ian Beesley. Prodiced for the commission `Through the Mill:, The Story of Yorkshire Wool in Photographs'. 1985-1987'.

Perhaps the most distinctive of all the sepulchres at Undercliffe, this grey granite mausoleum in the form of an Egyptian temple marks the grave of the Illingworth family, worsted spinners of Bradford.

[Table 97: Through the Mill - The Story of Yorkshire Wool in Photographs, by Ian Beesley and Introduction by Gary Firth]

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1991-5061/56
type:
silver gelatin print
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford