C1887

The Recent Fatal Colliery Explosion at Bulli, New South Wales.

Very rare engraved view of the explosion at the Old Bulli Colliery, Bulli at 2.30pm on 23 March 1887. It was one of the worst disasters in Australian mining history, 81 miners were killed. Inset titles;1. Scene at the Tunnel’s Mouth, … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

The Recent Fatal Colliery Explosion at Bulli, New South Wales.

Date:

C1887

Artist:

Unknown

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

250mm 
x 350mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Recent Fatal Colliery Explosion at Bulli, New South Wales. - Antique Print from 1887

Genuine antique
dated:

1887

Description:

Very rare engraved view of the explosion at the Old Bulli Colliery, Bulli at 2.30pm on 23 March 1887. It was one of the worst disasters in Australian mining history, 81 miners were killed.

Inset titles;
1. Scene at the Tunnel’s Mouth, shortly after the Explosion.
2. Carrying the Dead to the Blacksmiths’ Shop.
3. In the Yard–Waiting to Identify the Bodies.
4. General View of the Colliery Works.
5. A Search Party, about to Enter the Pit.

From the original edition of the Town & Country Journal

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