Author Topic: Joseph Parton miner/artist Chase Terrace late 1800s/early 1900s  (Read 286 times)

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Joseph Parton miner/artist Chase Terrace late 1800s/early 1900s
« on: Sunday 07 February 16 16:01 GMT (UK) »
The above miner apparently painted many pictures and gave several away to friends; also selling others from a little shop on the crossroads at Chase Terrace near Cannock. Scenes of Cannock Chase with stags featured among the studies.

Today I reunited a couple of these paintings with the family. Are there any others out there?

I was remembering the Pitmen Painters from the north-east. Not an unexpected pastime for folk who worked underground for most of the day.

Judy

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