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West Stanley Mine Disaster -- Bishop of Durham and Clergy at the Pits Mouth

Slide 7 of Tyler's topical slides: series 7 (news: Walter Tyler, 20 slides, 27 February 1909)

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Type of image
photograph of exterior location
height 3.25 inches (8.3 cm), width 3.25 inches (8.3 cm)
(all dimensions are nominal; individual examples of this slide may have varied slightly from these values).
glass / paper
Production process
photography, on glass substrate
The disaster, an underground explosion which killed 168 miners, took place at Stanley, County Durham, on 16 February 1909. This photograph was presumably taken a day or two later.

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