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A selection of artworks in British public collections associated with Cornish Mining

44 artworks
Laetitia and a Cornish Tin Mine
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Cornwall Council

Laetitia and a Cornish Tin Mine 1967

Jeffery Camp (1923–2020)

Oil on canvas on board

H 25 x W 41 cm

Cornwall Council

The Old Cornish Tin Mine
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery

The Old Cornish Tin Mine c.1938

Robert Morson Hughes (1873–1953)

Oil on canvas

H 71.4 x W 92 cm

Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery

Cornish Tin Mine, Emerging Miner
© Leeds Museums and Galleries. Photo credit: Bridgeman Images

Cornish Tin Mine, Emerging Miner 1943

Graham Vivian Sutherland (1903–1980)

Oil on canvas

H 118.1 x W 76.2 cm

Leeds Museums and Galleries

Disused Tin Mine (Cornish Postcard Series)
© the artist. Photo credit: Birmingham City University

Disused Tin Mine (Cornish Postcard Series) 2006

Mark Tovey (b.1956)

Acrylic on canvas

H 60 x W 39.5 cm

Birmingham City University

Cornish Landscape with a Tin Mine
Photo credit: University of Hull Art Collection

Cornish Landscape with a Tin Mine

Elliott Seabrooke (1886–1950)

Oil on canvas

H 40.6 x W 50.8 cm

University of Hull Art Collection

Cornish Mine Ruin
Photo credit: Royal Cornwall Hospital

Cornish Mine Ruin

John Opie

Oil on board

H 44.5 x W 60 cm

Royal Cornwall Hospital

Cornish Miner
Photo credit: The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

Cornish Miner 1885

Frederick Thomas Penson (1866–1951)

Oil on canvas

H 23 x W 28 cm

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

Levant Zawn
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Jerwood Collection

Levant Zawn 1960

Alexander MacKenzie (1923–2002)

Oil on board

H 61 x W 76 cm

Jerwood Collection

Study for ‘Cliff Engine Houses, Levant Mine’
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Penlee House Gallery & Museum

Study for ‘Cliff Engine Houses, Levant Mine’ 2015

Michael Praed (b.1941)

Pen & ink on paper

H 42 x W 59.5 cm

Penlee House Gallery & Museum

The Levant Zawn
© the estate of John Tunnard. All rights reserved. DACS 2022. Photo credit: British Council Collection

The Levant Zawn 1957

John Tunnard (1900–1971)

Oil on fibreboard

H 102 x W 78.1 cm

British Council Collection

Botallack Mine
Photo credit: Royal Institution of Cornwall

Botallack Mine

Richard Edmonds (b.1801)

Oil on canvas

H 91 x W 68 cm

Royal Institution of Cornwall

Crowns Mine, Botallack
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Newquay Hospital

Crowns Mine, Botallack c.1969

Harris Jenkin (1923–1993)

Oil on canvas board

H 40.6 x W 50.8 cm

Newquay Hospital

Crown Mines and Botallack Cliffs, June Morning
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: West Cornwall Hospital

Crown Mines and Botallack Cliffs, June Morning

David W. Wills

Oil on canvas

H 60 x W 91 cm

West Cornwall Hospital

Wheal Owles, Botallack, Cornwall
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Royal Institution of Cornwall

Wheal Owles, Botallack, Cornwall

Noël Spencer (1900–1986)

Tempera on board

H 23.5 x W 26 cm

Royal Institution of Cornwall

Botallack
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: The Box (Plymouth City Council)

Botallack 1961–1962

Paul Feiler (1918–2013)

Oil on board

H 83 x W 64.5 cm

The Box, Plymouth

Crowns Mine, Botallack
Photo credit: Penlee House Gallery & Museum

Crowns Mine, Botallack

Ernest Procter (1886–1935)

Pencil on paper

H 12.6 x W 17.3 cm

Penlee House Gallery & Museum

Geevor Tin Mine, Winter 1990
© the artist. Photo credit: Royal Institution of Cornwall

Geevor Tin Mine, Winter 1990 1990

Phil Whiting (b.1948)

Acrylic on canvas

H 123 x W 154 cm

Royal Institution of Cornwall

Distant Voices, Slight Echo, Coolness, Stillness, Geevor Stope
© the artist. Photo credit: Penlee House Gallery & Museum

Distant Voices, Slight Echo, Coolness, Stillness, Geevor Stope 2007

Kurt Jackson (b.1961)

Mixed media on paper

H 56 x W 61.5 cm

Penlee House Gallery & Museum

The Fire Whim at East Pool

Terence Tenison Cuneo (1907–1996)

Oil on canvas

H 48 x W 35 cm

Royal Institution of Cornwall

Tin Mine Coast
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: University of Exeter, Fine Art Collection

Tin Mine Coast 1997

Margo Maeckelberghe (1932–2014)

Oil on board

H 58.5 x W 73.5 cm

University of Exeter, Fine Art Collection

St Just Tin Miners
Photo credit: Royal Institution of Cornwall

St Just Tin Miners 1935

Harold C. Harvey (1874–1941)

Oil on canvas

H 76 x W 63.7 cm

Royal Institution of Cornwall

Tin Mines, near Pendeen
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Penlee House Gallery & Museum

Tin Mines, near Pendeen 1974

Martina Thomas (1924–1995)

Oil on board

H 51 x W 61 cm

Penlee House Gallery & Museum

Miner Bathing in Tin Bath
© Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales. Photo credit: Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

Miner Bathing in Tin Bath

Dennis C. Drew (active late 20th C)

Oil on board

H 59 x W 49 cm

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

Tin Miner
© the artist. Photo credit: Bruce Hobbs / Art UK

Tin Miner 2008

David Annand (b.1948)

Bronze & granite

Tin Mines, Cornwall
© Walker Art Gallery. Photo credit: Walker Art Gallery

Tin Mines, Cornwall 1954

Jack Coburn Witherop (1906–1984)

Tempera on board

H 41.7 x W 81.2 cm

Walker Art Gallery

Mine Workings, East Cornwall
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Leicestershire County Council Artworks Collection

Mine Workings, East Cornwall 1969

Rigby Graham (1931–2015)

Oil on board

H 67 x W 63 cm

Leicestershire County Council Artworks Collection

St Just United and Cape Cornwall Mines
Photo credit: Penlee House Gallery & Museum

St Just United and Cape Cornwall Mines 1870

Thomas Hart (1830–1916)

Watercolour on paper

H 38 x W 67 cm

Penlee House Gallery & Museum

Richard Trevithick (1771–1833)
Photo credit: Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Trust

Richard Trevithick (1771–1833) 1914

Leonard Stanford Merrifield (1880–1943)

Bronze

H 49 x W 14.5 cm

Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Trust

Richard Trevithick (1771–1833)

Neville Northey Burnard (1818–1878) (after)

Plaster

H 80 x W 46 x D 30 cm

National Railway Museum

Memorial for Richard Trevithick (1771–1833)
Photo credit: Bruce Hobbs / Art UK

Trevithick and Holman with High Pressure Boiler 1950

Terence Tenison Cuneo (1907–1996)

Oil on canvas

H 76 x W 50 cm

Royal Institution of Cornwall

Richard Trevithick (1771–1833)
Photo credit: Cornwall Council

Richard Trevithick (1771–1833) 1903

Henry Charles Fehr (1867–1940)

Marble

Cornwall Council

A Triptych Depicting Richard Trevithick, Thomas Newcomen and Sir Charles Eastlake
© the artist's estate, courtesy of The Lenkiewicz Foundation. Photo credit: The Box (Plymouth City Council)

A Triptych Depicting Richard Trevithick, Thomas Newcomen and Sir Charles Eastlake

Robert Oskar Lenkiewicz (1941–2002)

Oil on hardboard

H 234 x W 122 cm

The Box, Plymouth

Construction for 'Lost Mine'
© Sheila Lanyon. All rights reserved, DACS 2022. Photo credit: Tate

Construction for 'Lost Mine' 1959

Peter Lanyon (1918–1964)

Glass, paint & glue

H 53.8 x W 48.3 x D 27 cm

Tate

Lost Mine
© Sheila Lanyon. All rights reserved, DACS 2022. Photo credit: Tate

Lost Mine 1959

Peter Lanyon (1918–1964)

Oil on canvas

H 183.2 x W 152.7 cm

Tate

Beam Engine 1712/Locomotive 1825
Photo credit: Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Beam Engine 1712/Locomotive 1825

R. W. Wray

Oil on canvas

H 73.5 x W 202 cm

Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Cornish Beam Engine, Dorothea Quarry
© the copyright holder

Cornish Beam Engine, Dorothea Quarry 1978

Carol M. Pickering

Oil on canvas

H 83 x W 88 cm

Bodelwyddan Castle Trust

Cornish Diaspora
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Bruce Hobbs / Art UK

Cornish Diaspora

Wolfgang Buttress (b.1965)

Steel

Cornish Engine Houses and Coastal Scene
Photo credit: Camborne School of Mines

Cornish Engine Houses and Coastal Scene

L. Rowe

Oil on canvas

H 63 x W 80 cm

Camborne School of Mines

A Gentleman and a Miner (Captain Morcom and Thomas Daniell)
Photo credit: Royal Institution of Cornwall

A Gentleman and a Miner (Captain Morcom and Thomas Daniell) 1786

John Opie (1761–1807)

Oil on canvas

H 99.5 x W 112 cm

Royal Institution of Cornwall

The Holman Test Mine 1949

Terence Tenison Cuneo (1907–1996)

Oil on canvas

H 76 x W 62 cm

Royal Institution of Cornwall

Chemistry Laboratory at Redruth School of Mines
Photo credit: Camborne School of Mines

Chemistry Laboratory at Redruth School of Mines 1897

Margaret J. Jenkin

Oil on canvas

H 56 x W 76 cm

Camborne School of Mines

The Murdoch Mural
© the artists. Photo credit: Redruth Town Council

The Murdoch Mural 2000

David Blanning and Sarah Wimperis (b.1959) and The People of Redruth

Oil on panel

H 244 x W 122 cm

Redruth Town Council

Shadows and Reflections (Botallack Mine)
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Royal Institution of Cornwall

Shadows and Reflections (Botallack Mine) 1959

Vera Spencer (1901–1989)

Oil on canvas mounted on board

H 53 x W 36.5 cm

Royal Institution of Cornwall