This limited edition bronze maquette was designed and sculpted by artist Graham Ibbeson to mark the 150th anniversary of the Oaks Colliery disaster of 1866. The sculpture depicts a woman and child rushing to hear news while the base shows a coal miner lying underground.
These studies were produced to help raise money for the full-sized version of the same sculpture which is now on display in Barnsley. This maquette is number 4 of 15.
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