• North Yard Seam Derby

  • £40.00

  • Description

    Signed Print 25 x 50cm

    "Riding pit ponies underground was illegal and punishable by instant dismissal.  However at the end of their shift some young drivers would occasionally race their ponies’ outbye for a small wager, the underground  'Derby' was enjoyed equally by the ponies and their 'Jockeys'"

    The original painting has been donated to the Durham Mining Heritage Art Collection.

    © Robert Olley Artwork 
    Reproduction of these images without the express permission of the copyright holder is a violation of The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 and copyright infringements will be prosecuted.

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