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The Chief Mining District Of Cornwall

The Chief Mining District Of Cornwall

Photographer: Burrow, J C

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1893

Shelfmark: 7105.e.21

Item number: 0

Length: 17.5

Width: 22.7

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

View of engine houses and slag heaps in the Camborne and Redruth region of Cornwall, taken by J.C. Burrow in 1893. From the early 1700s hundreds of mines were established in the county producing copper and tin. This industrial development profoundly affected the landscape.

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