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NUM Memorial
NUM Memorial
NUM Memorial
NUM Memorial
NUM Memorial
NUM Memorial
NUM Memorial
NUM Memorial
NUM Memorial
NUM Memorial
NUM Memorial
NUM Memorial
NUM Memorial
NUM Memorial
NUM Memorial

© Graham Ibbeson. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2024. Image credit: Steve Parrish / Art UK

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A miner in his work clothes and head torch stands on a shallow plinth with his wife, who has a baby in her arms, and daughter. The sculptural group is mounted on a square, inscribed base.
Title

NUM Memorial

Date

1991–1992

Medium

bronze & stone

Accession number

S70_SP_S038

Acquisition method

commissioned by NUM Yorkshire Area

Work type

Statue

Owner

National Union of Mineworkers

Custodian

National Union of Mineworkers

Work status

extant

Unveiling date

28th July 1993

Access

at all times

Inscription description

front of base: IN MEMORY OF / THOSE WHO HAVE LOST THEIR LIVES / IN SUPPORTING THEIR UNION / IN TIMES OF STRUGGLE; on right of base: THIS MONUMENT WAS UNVEILED ON / WEDNESDAY 28TH JULY 1993 / BY / ARTHUR SCARGILL / PRESIDENT OF / THE NATIONAL UNION OF MINEWORKERS / K. HOMER / General Secretary / NUM Yorkshire Area / F.W.CAVE / Vice President / NUM / J. WALSH / Assist General Secretary / NUM Yorkshire Area; on back of base: Commissioned by the / NUM Yorkshire Area - December 1991 / Sculpted by Graham Ibbeson - 1992

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Located at

Victoria Road, Barnsley

S70 2LS

Located on the north side of Victoria Road, close to its junction with Huddersfield Road (A635).