Dramatic Skyline

YKSMM: 1998.577
Artist
Buckle, Janet
Subject
Mining Art and Culture
Material
Paper, chalk, pencil, charcoal

A mixed media drawing of Prince of Wales Colliery, Pontefract, West Yorkshire. The drawing created using chalks, charcoal and pencil shows the conveyor and piles of coal on the surface. The artist wished to convey the ‘dramatic starkness of this landscape and the workings of this opencast mine that stand out against the skyline’.

© Janet Buckle

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