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On 16th January 1862, 204 men and boys died following the Hartley Colliery Disaster in Northumberland. New research published today to mark its 161st anniversary - at www.pressphotoman.com - investigates when the 'after the accident' photographs in the Royal Collection were taken.
Image: Royal Collection Trust. W & D DOWNEY (ACTIVE 1855-1941). Hartley Colliery after the accident 30 - 30 Jan 1862. Albumen print | 15 x 20.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2935022
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