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Sea coaling - 1888

What we know about this image :

Collecting sea coal from the beach in 1888. This became big business in the 1970s using lorries and four track vehicles and is still carried out on a smaller scale today.

Date (of image) : 1888

Donor : Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, County Durham

Creator : James Whitehead Pattison

Part of the "Pattison's Photographs" collection


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