Florence Colliery. "Working Own Seam". Photographed by William Blake.

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Description:People picking their own coal from a surface seam during the coal strike of 1912. Taken at Florence Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Named after the Duke of Sutherland's daughter, the pit was opened in 1874 and was worked until 1990.

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Creators: Mr William Blake - Creator

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Source: The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

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