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Memento Mori of Welsh copper industry

FRANCIS, John

[image: Memento Mori of Welsh copper industry]

Date: 1895

Media: mixed media

Size: 190 x 120 x 270 mm

Acquired: 1989; Purchase

Accession Number: 89.208I

This Momento Mori celebrates a visit to Mumbles, Caswell and Langland Bay by the Morfa Copper Refiners in 1895. The reverse side is dedicated to the memory of David Jones of Hafod (possibly a young worker struck down by illness or injury).

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