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Tom McGuinness (1926 - 2006)

Lot 943: Tom McGuinness (1926-2006) "Night Shift at


July 18, 2009
Leyburn, United Kingdom

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Tom McGuinness (1926-2006) "Night Shift at Easington" Signed, inscribed with the title and numbered 14 verso, oil on canvas laid down, 61cm by 220cm Born at Witton Park in County Durham, educated at the local Roman Catholic School, St Chad's. 1940-1944 worked in the timber trade, then started in the coal industry as a 'Bevin Boy'. Remained in mining for 39 years. Attended evening classes at Darlington Art College and became a member of the Spennymoor Settlement, a pioneering community arts group. Made redundant in 1982. See illustration

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Summer Catalogue Sale

July 18, 2009, 10:00 AM GMT

Leyburn, United Kingdom