J.C. Burrow 'Engine shaft at the 406, Cook's Kitchen Mine', from 'Mongst Mine and Miners, or Underground Scenes by Flash Light
(Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co, 1893)
7105.e.21   12x17 cm

Woodburytype

 
Engine shaft , Cook's Kitchen Mine
 
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J.C. Burrow's photographs provided an insight into the working conditions of miners in the late nineteenth century. The use of photography in documenting industrial practices was greatly enhanced by the development of flashlight techniques described by the photographer in this work.