Press advertisment for British Coal, May 1966. Artist: Michael Walters
Press advertisment for British Coal, May 1966. In a photograph taken for a press ad, a couple sit in front of their modern built-in fire. The photograph was taken in the heyday of coal production in the South Yorkshire area and commissioned by British Coal, who had their headquarters close to the studio in Mexborough, where the photograph was taken.
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The Seasons, c1050, (1843).Artist: Henry Shaw
The Seasons, c1050, (1843). Copy of a manuscript showing agricultural occupations from January to June. January, ploughing and sowing; February, pruning vines; March, digging and raking; April, drinking in honour of the pagan goddess Eostre; May, shepherds grazing their sheep; June, cutting timber. Illustration from Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages from the Seventh to the Seventeenth Centuries, by Henry Shaw, (London, 1843).
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