Victoria Underground Paintings

The Salisbury Shaft, 240 yards deep, was the main pumping shaft at Victoria Colliery .
Around 1950 , Eddie Davies, one of the pumpmen commenced painting a series of pictures/portraits in the pumphouse.
The following photographs represent 14 of the paintings but I cannot recall whether all 14 were in situ at the same time
or indeed,whether there were more than 14.
When the Colliery closed in 1982, the paintings were still on the walls and presumably are still there today(March 1997).
J.T.W.
March 1997.

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