This work was inspired by the real-life tragedy of a mining disaster in Northern France in 1974.

Mason wrote about this work, In a scene of tragedy, the unwilling actors recognise each other in their suffering. The bonds of such feeling are translated by their looks.

Provenance

Raymond Mason.


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