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Printed by H. Wadsworth, No. 90, near the top of Moor-street, Birmingham


With a prose account.


Ballad - Roud Number: V7878

Title: The sorrowful lamentation of thirty-six poor colliers, who were stopped up in a coal-pit ... at Black Park, near Chirk, in Shropshire .. Hymn composed for the occasion, and sung over them

First Line: Stay travellers and shed a tear

Themes:  Coalmines and mining

1st Illustration

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73E42: The Ascension (Christ surrounded by radiant light or in a mandorla)

2nd Illustration

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25F3: Birds

3rd Illustration

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73D633: Longinus pierces Christ's side with a lance


Shelfmark: Harding B 30(18)

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