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Mining Memorabilia

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Mining Memorabilia

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Locality: 
Fürstenberg, Schwarzenberg, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Artefact
Size Range: 
Museum (18cm plus)
Size: 
24.2 × 24.2 × 1.5 cm
Description

The motif of this wall plate is the so-called 'Wieliczka-grape', depicting the descent of miners to the salt mines of Wielicza, Poland. It was originally an illustration for L. Simonins book "La Vie Souterraine" ("The Underground Life", 1867), engraved by J. Gauchard (1825 - 1872) after a drawing by A. Dumas-Vorzet.

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