Hartley Disaster Memorial

  • Description

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    "....Incised Roman letters painted black on the frieze of the east face of the pedestal : ERECTED / TO THE MEMORY OF THE 204 MINERS, WHO LOST THEIR / LIVES IN THE HARTLEY PIT, BY THE FATAL CATASTROPHE / OF THE ENGINE BREAKING, 16TH JANUARY 1862 Incised Roman letters painted black on the frieze of the south face of the pedestal: BE NOT DECEIVED: GOD IS NOT MOCKED: FOR WHAT- / SOEVER A MAN SOWETH. THAT HE SHALL ALSO REAP / (GALAT VI CHAP VII VERS) Incised Roman letters painted black on the frieze of the north face of the pedestal: THEREFORE BE YE ALSO READY: FOR SUCH AN HOUR / AS YE THINK NOT THE SON OF MAN COMETH. / MATTHEW XX1I CHAP XLIV VERS/ BLESSED THE DEAD WHICH DIE IN THE LORD / REVN XIV CHAP XIII VERS / "IN THE MIDST OF LIFE WE ARE IN DEATH"....."
  • Owner

    Public Monuments and Sculpture Assocaition
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Link: https://www.vads.ac.uk/digital/collection/PMSA/id/426/rec/1
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 3 months ago
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