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Item # 564012
December 29, 1866
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, from London, England, dated December 29, 1866
* Oaks Colliery explosion prints
This issue contains several full and partial page illustrations of the Oaks Colliery, Barnsley, disaster in which 321 men and boys were killed by an explosion of gas. More men were killed the following day due to a second explosion.
Many other prints in this issue and matters of the day.
This is complete in 24 pages and is in nice condition except for a non-subject related double page illustration which has a small hole at the centerfold.
Category: Post-Civil War