October 13, 2016

 In MOA Artwork of the Week

Mahonri M. Young (1877-1957), Miner Sketch, c.1925, ink, 7 7/8 x 4 15/16 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, purchase/gift of the Mahonri M. Young Estate, 1959.

 

Today on this date in 2010, all 33 miners trapped in the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile, were rescued 69 days after a cave-in. All miners were rescued and in good condition. It is considered one of the most successful rescues in history.

 

                                                               

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