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Miners underground at South Crofty Mine, Cornwall

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Reference Number: AA98/10576
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Caption: Lunch breaks are taken underground, in this case by the side of the decline hoist. Traditionally Cornish miners had a lunch consisting of a mixture of meat and vegetables baked into a pasty, but here sandwiches and a thermos of hot coffee seem to be in order.
Photographer: J O Davies Date Taken: February 1998
Collection: NMR
Archive Holder: English Heritage NMR
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