Hair (Thomas) Illustrations

Scope and Content

This collection of illustrations by local artist Thomas Hair (c.1810-1875) depicts the mining industry and the coal trade in the North East in the nineteenth century. The illustrations are based on Hair's watercolours on the same topic. The illustrations in the collection highlight numerous aspects of the region's mining heritage, including collieries, machinery, and river trade scenes. Many of the illustrations also show the everyday workings of the industry and those involved in it.

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please follow this link for further information about how to access items from this collection: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/library/special-collections/collections/collection_details.php?id=147 .

Acquisition Information

Acquisition details for this collection are unknown.

Archivist's Note

This EAD description created 10/12/2018.

Conditions Governing Use

UK copyright law applies

Accruals

No further material is expected to be added to the collection