Coal mine: passage and Davy lamp

#Picture Number ST100

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Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a large passage in a coal mine supported by pit props. Three miners work in the background. A trolley (tram) runs on rails, and in the foreground hangs a Davy lamp. This illustration comes from ‘Les Indes-Noires’, 1877, by Jules Verne, a novel about a Scottish mine.