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Coke Hearth, Cradley, print by R.S. Chattock (1825-1906)

Coke Hearth, Cradley, print by R.S. Chattock (1825-1906)

One of a series of prints of the Black Country completed around 1872. Coke was essential to iron smelting and forging. To produce coke the volatile content of coal - water, coal gas and coal tar has to be burnt off in a furnace.

Year: 1872

Ref: 1978-189-010-2

Area: Cradley

Theme: Black Country Landscape

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