Mural

  Mural

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1932

Allegorical piece with the crucifixion at the centre of various interlocking scenes including an accident in a mine underground, men and women at work and at leisure and a woman on her sickbed or perhaps in childbirth in a house.

technique: painting

artist: Archie Rhys Griffiths
Copyright: Estate of Archie Rhys Griffiths

Working Men's College, Camden Town

The mural has been destroyed and is only known through a newspaper photograph.




 

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Further reading

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

Peter Lord, Interview with Peter Lord (Cwm Rheidol: 24 October 2007).




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