Coal mine: miners at coal face

#Picture Number ST99

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Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of miners in a coal mine at the coal face. One miner stands on the other’s shoulders to hack out the coal with his pick. An overseer watches them. The scene is lit by Davy lamps. This illustration comes from ‘Les Indes-Noires’, 1877, by Jules Verne, a novel about a Scottish mine.