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Pickaxe Gallery

Available as Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 13 pictures in our Pickaxe collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Distress in Lancashire: mill-hands work on Preston Moors Featured Print

Distress in Lancashire: mill-hands work on Preston Moors

The distress in Lancashire: mill-hands at work on Preston Moors. Unemployed operatives levelling waste ground on the north side of the town, over seen by inspectors, in preparation for the ground being built on. In exchange for small wages, in this way the unemployed of Preston are kept from want and given useful work. There is no severe exaction of labour, and the men work cheerfully, without the need to remove their coats as navvies do.
1862

© Mary Evans Picture Library