This is a mining coal shovel. The object is made of iron and wood. The shovel has two main parts, the blade and the shaft. The blade is dark gray, it is made of metal. It has a point round shape. The shaft and the handle grip are entirely made of wood. This object was used to move the coal stones in the mines.
Location: Nederlands Mijnmuseum, Heerlen NL.
Dating: 1950s - mid 1960s.
Setting: Canon EOS 80D, f/3. 5-5.6, EF135mm, focal length 18mm.
Created by Elena Giordano.