Pit Brow Lass

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CDV-format albumen print showing an English pit brow girl (coal industry worker) with shovel and sieve, circa 1885. Card imprinted on reverse "J. Cooper Photographer Wigan". Wigan was a British coal-mining region and local women worked at the head of the mines as "pit brow lasses" well into the 20th century.   Price: $350.   ( Inventory# id562 )

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Last updated September 8, 2017

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