YKSMM: 2007.1442
Manufacturer
Unknown
Subject
The Oaks Disaster 1866
Material
Ceramic

This mug was produced to raise funds for the widows and orphans of those that lost their life in the Oaks Colliery Disaster which took place on 12th December 1866.

One image shows an explosive cloud over the colliery with people looking on, with the reverse showing a side view of a headgear crumbling, with buildings, coal wagons and people standing in the foreground.

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