Plate illustrates tree trunks discovered in coal mines. With coal originating from decayed vegetation, coal samples can include remnants of tree trunks, branches, leaves, and fruit.
This plate is from John Howard…
- Part of The Romance of Modern Chemistry
Entitled "Science at a Colliery Disaster," frontispiece plate depicts a scene from the Hamstead Colliery mining disaster of 1908, which occurred in Hamstead, England. The rescue party wear respirators while performing a…