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Photograph - Miner in Winding Cage, Berringa Mine, Berringa, Victoria, circa 1900 Image Reg. No: MM 114861

Summary:
Black and white image of a Miner in Winding Cage at Berringa Mine, circa 1900.
Description:
Black and white silver gelatin photograph.
Description Of Content:
Miner in cage at top of the mine shaft at the Berringa Mine. The operator's 'code of signals' is nailed on a post next to the cage.
Acknowledgement:
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 105 mm (Height), 154 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: workers, mining, signage, miners, mines, mining equipment, safety instructions
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: MINING & METALLURGY
Secondary Classification: Extraction - Gold
Tertiary Classification: machinery
Inscriptions: Hand written in grey pencil on back of photograph: '43199 / 40 / Berringa Mine'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Berringa Mine, Berringa, Victoria, Australia, circa 1900

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