This is a corrugated-iron dwelling at Coalbrookdale about 1917. Florence Donaldson holds a baby while her neighbour, Mrs Oldham, stands beside her. The housing in mining areas was often very poor; many miners hoped to soon move on, and mine owners were unwilling to invest in improvements.
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