Powder Works for North Exhibition

  • Powderworks, detail, ember

  • Graphite mine, exterior

  • Graphite mine interior

  • Powderworks: Gatebeck

  • Powderworks: Elterwater

  • Powderworks: detail

  • Gunpowder drawing smoke

Looking into the history of gunpowder production in the Lake District, I have begun a series of gunpowder drawings mapping the relevant areas as well as small graphite sketches showing the remains of the industry in the landscape.

These were exhibited at "North" St Helens, Spring 2015

For more historical information, check out Gunpowder industry in Cumbria