Auction Date: 2/09/2014 at 01pm
Ephemera – Cumbria – Pit Disaster 1910 The Wellington Colliery Terrible Pit Explosion, Whitehaven, Cumbria. May 11th 1910. A very scarce commemorative souvenir paper napkin with Colliery illustration, poem and list of names of all 137 men who were killed in this one of the worst pit explosions of this period. Black mauve & green one sided printing, size 14½ × 14½ins.Scarce.