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Coal Mining and the Victorians
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Illustration from 1842 Commissioners' Report

An illustration taken from the Report of the 1842 Royal Commission into Children's Employment (Mines), showing a woman lowering two children down a mine shaft. You can download a PDF of this image (which includes questions relating to it) from the Resources section.

Image: © National Coal Mining Museum for England.