Miners Returning from Work

 Miners Returning from Work

© National Library of Wales / Estate of Archie Rhys Griffiths

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1931

Miners walking home from work through an industrial landscape. A group of three miners are prominent in the foreground.

medium: oil on canvas
technique: painting
size: 80 x 120.5 cm
artist: Archie Rhys Griffiths
Copyright: Estate of Archie Rhys Griffiths

National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


The composition is suggestive of the two disciples and Christ on the road to Emmaus.



 

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Further reading

Peter Lord, The Visual Culture of Wales: Industrial Society (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1998), p. 190-1.

Peter Lord, The Visual Culture of Wales: Industrial Society (CD-ROM) (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2000), Visual Journeys, The Swansea School.




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