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Australia's coal

pen, brush and ink and pencil
33.8 × 52.0 cm (comp.) 50.8 × 54.8 cm (sheet)
inscribed in pen and ink (in image) l.r.: Will Dyson
inscribed in pencil l.c.l.: Shut in the mine. / Our Coal: "Will they never get me out this!" Aust's greatest mine Disaster
inscribed in pencil l.l.: Hundreds & thousands of ton & coal is imprisoned in our mine (upward arrow) / through the failure of masters and men to agree and / with no immediate hope of release
inscribed in pencil l.r.: 3 cols / Leader Page / Today.
inscribed in pencil on reverse u.c.r.: Herald / 20/7/29
Accession Number
Australian Prints & Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Hugh McCubbin, 1960
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display