|Charcoal Drawing Leaving the Coal Mine by Francis Quirk|
|Charcoal Sketch of the group of miners on the back of Leaving the Coal Mine by Francis Quirk|
The second image could illustrate the moment when the miners hear an alarm siren. They are looking up from their tasks without the look of relief or joy that would accompany a quitting time signal. Instead they seem taught and concerned. Perhaps they are hearing the rumblings of a cave in?
|Charcoal Drawing of Miners by Francis J. Quirk|