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Durham Miners' Gala
  • Tony Ray-Jones
    1941–1972
    born: Wookey, Somerset, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Durham Miners' Gala, 1972
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 26 x 17.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 1/4 x 6 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1974.0133.01
Description
Exhibitions

Black-and-white image of men, women and children seated on ground at a mineworkers event. Child at right has jacket in hand. Large draping sign in background of leaders or candidates for mineworkers union. Man in center sits and looks at trinkets and watches with little girl pictured at left. There are wood structures set in front of a building in background.