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.
Hair (Thomas) Illustrations
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 186 THP
- Dates of Creation1828 - 1860
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description41 prints
Scope and Content
Open. Please follow this link for further information about how to access items from this collection: https://cdm21051.contentdm.oclc.org/digital/collection/p21051coll19/search .
Acquisition details for this collection are unknown.
This EAD description was created on 10/12/2018 and extended on 16/08/2021.
Conditions Governing Use
No further material is expected to be added to the collection