East Pool Mine

£45.00

East Pool Mine – Giclee Print

East Pool mine was a metalliferous mine in the Camborne and Redruth mining area, just east of the village of Pool in Cornwall, England. Worked from the early 18th century until 1945, first for copper and later tin, it was very profitable for much of its life. Today the site has two preserved beam engines and is part of the  Cornwall and west Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage Site.

This is a painting of Michell’s Shaft Engine House which contains the last beam engine to be installed in Cornwall. It has a cylinder of 30 inches (0.76 m) diameter and was built in 1887 by Holman Brothers. It cost £675 and was designed to run at 27 strokes per minute and have a winding speed of 1,000 feet per minute (5.1 m/s). The engine was saved from being scrapped in 1941; it has been in the care of the National Trust since 1967 and since 1975 is still run on occasions.

This high quality giclee print is mounted and will fit a standard readymade frame.

This artwork comes with a Certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.

 

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Artist: Shirley Netherton

Product Reference No: A-8155

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Dimensions 25.5 x 25.5 cm
(Width x Depth x Height)
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Shirley Netherton

I am a Cornish artist who has spent many years developing my unique style of painting with acrylics so that today my work is instantly recognisable. I feel lucky that the hobbies which I enjoy in my free time contribute towards my intense enthusiasm for painting. The photographs I take whilst walking and kayaking become the reference material for my work. I am so fortunate to live in such a beautiful county, surrounded by the sea with so many inland waterways - truly inspirational.

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