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Mary Harrison, aged 16

Mary Harrison, aged 16


A cabinet card portrait of Mary Harrison, a 16-year-old pit brow lass, seen here posing with the tools of her trade. She would have been employed on the surface at a colliery, picking stones from the coal after it had been brought up from the mine.

Photographed by Herbert Wragg of Wigan in Lancashire.
 

Code: 126425
 
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