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Cornwall Collection

Background imageCornwall Collection: New recruits to the Royal Navy write their first letter home to tell their people of

New recruits to the Royal Navy write their first letter home to tell their people of their safe arrival at HMS Raleigh, the navys training barracks at Torpoint in Cornwall. 21st December 1942

Background imageCornwall Collection: Car ferry across the River Fowey from Bodinnick, Cornwall. 1973

Car ferry across the River Fowey from Bodinnick, Cornwall. 1973

Background imageCornwall Collection: Porthcothan Bay Cornwall, 1950s Holiday Makers dig a trech in the sand to stop

Porthcothan Bay Cornwall, 1950s Holiday Makers dig a trech in the sand to stop cars from being driven on to the beach. The trench was 150 yards long and 2 feet deep

Background imageCornwall Collection: The HMS Thrasher Submarine aground in Falmouth Cornwall

The HMS Thrasher Submarine aground in Falmouth Cornwall. HMS Thrasher (N37) was a T-class submarine of the Royal Navy. She was laid down by Cammell Laird & Co Limited, Birkenhead

Background imageCornwall Collection: Filming the new series of The Onedin Line. Filming on location in Falmouth

Filming the new series of The Onedin Line. Filming on location in Falmouth, the sets were dressed to give a Liverpool background

Background imageCornwall Collection: Prince Charles on a visit to the Duchy of Cornwall. 16th June 1970

Prince Charles on a visit to the Duchy of Cornwall. 16th June 1970

Background imageCornwall Collection: Delabole Slate Quarry in Cornwall, is one of the largest Quarries in England

Delabole Slate Quarry in Cornwall, is one of the largest Quarries in England. Floors and roofing are the main things for which the skate is used. The quarry goes down to a depth of 500 feet

Background imageCornwall Collection: A man making stone models from rock, Cornwall. One of the industries of Penzance is

A man making stone models from rock, Cornwall. One of the industries of Penzance is making souvenirs for visitors out of serpentine rock. This rock is to be found out at The Lizard

Background imageCornwall Collection: The Keigwin Arms. Old house at Mousehole, Cornwall. 1923

The Keigwin Arms. Old house at Mousehole, Cornwall. 1923

Background imageCornwall Collection: A man and girl looking out to St Michaels Mount, Cornwall, September 1968

A man and girl looking out to St Michaels Mount, Cornwall, September 1968

Background imageCornwall Collection: The old figurehead from a ship used as a lintel over a barn door in Crantock, Cornwall

The old figurehead from a ship used as a lintel over a barn door in Crantock, Cornwall. 19th August 1973

Background imageCornwall Collection: Filming the news series of The Onedin Line. Filming on location in Falmouth

Filming the news series of The Onedin Line. Filming on location in Falmouth, the sets were dressed to give a Liverpool background

Background imageCornwall Collection: Antique shop in The Old Salthouse, St Ives, Cornwall. 15th February 1954

Antique shop in The Old Salthouse, St Ives, Cornwall. 15th February 1954

Background imageCornwall Collection: Fishermen in the little Cornish fishing village of Mousehole enjoying a game of cribbage

Fishermen in the little Cornish fishing village of Mousehole enjoying a game of cribbage in the local pub after a hard day at sea Circa 1935

Background imageCornwall Collection: Street Scene in the town of Penzance, Cornwall. February 1953 D647-014

Street Scene in the town of Penzance, Cornwall. February 1953 D647-014

Background imageCornwall Collection: Picture shows 18 years old grocers assistant, Sidney Wallbutten from Cornwall

Picture shows 18 years old grocers assistant, Sidney Wallbutten from Cornwall, strapped to the cockpit of a glider, ready to take off

Background imageCornwall Collection: Commander Walder, R. N. (retired) and his wife have taken five evacuated boys

Commander Walder, R. N. (retired) and his wife have taken five evacuated boys
Commander Walder, R.N. (retired) and his wife have taken five evacuated boys and a girl from the blitzed cities. He made one condition in taking them

Background imageCornwall Collection: Lana Turner on the set of her new film 'Another Time

Lana Turner on the set of her new film "Another Time
Lana Turner on the set of her new film " Another Time, Another Place" on location at Looe and Polperro. Sean Connery teaches Lana how to play dominoes. 7th October 1957

Background imageCornwall Collection: Lands End, West Cornwall, England. Picture shows the famous signposts

Lands End, West Cornwall, England. Picture shows the famous signposts. Lands End (Cornish: Penn an Wlas or Pedn an Wlas) is a headland and holiday complex in western Cornwall, England, UK

Background imageCornwall Collection: Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and her husband Denis on holiday at Bedruthan, Cornwall

Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and her husband Denis on holiday at Bedruthan, Cornwall. 10th August 1981

Background imageCornwall Collection: Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on holiday at Bedruthan, Cornwall. 10th August 1981

Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on holiday at Bedruthan, Cornwall. 10th August 1981

Background imageCornwall Collection: Denis Thatcher on holiday at Bedruthan, Cornwall. 10th August 1981

Denis Thatcher on holiday at Bedruthan, Cornwall. 10th August 1981

Background imageCornwall Collection: A competitor doing a long jump on his motor-cycle during the sports held in connection

A competitor doing a long jump on his motor-cycle during the sports held in connection with the regatta at Lostwithiel, Cornwall. 18th July 1926

Background imageCornwall Collection: Nellie Whitworth, daughter Elaine, and Bob the dog, in front of Primrose Cottage

Nellie Whitworth, daughter Elaine, and Bob the dog, in front of Primrose Cottage, Cornwall. July 1955

Background imageCornwall Collection: The keepers of the Wolf Lighthouse, which stands on a lonely rock off the Cornish coast

The keepers of the Wolf Lighthouse, which stands on a lonely rock off the Cornish coast, have been stormbound during the recent heavy weather

Background imageCornwall Collection: Laid up ships in the River Fal, Cornwall. Circa 1929. Tyrell Collection

Laid up ships in the River Fal, Cornwall. Circa 1929. Tyrell Collection

Background imageCornwall Collection: Cornish coast. Circa 1929. Tyrell Collection

Cornish coast. Circa 1929. Tyrell Collection

Background imageCornwall Collection: Crab pot making at Penberth, Sharpening willows ready for the frame. Cornwall. 1923

Crab pot making at Penberth, Sharpening willows ready for the frame. Cornwall. 1923

Background imageCornwall Collection: Crabpot making at Penberth, Finishing off a crab pot. Cornwall. 1923

Crabpot making at Penberth, Finishing off a crab pot. Cornwall. 1923

Background imageCornwall Collection: Crabpot making at Penberth, Shaping a crab pot. Cornwall. 1923

Crabpot making at Penberth, Shaping a crab pot. Cornwall. 1923

Background imageCornwall Collection: Crab pot making at Penberth, Bending willows into shape for the Crabpots. Cornwall. 1923

Crab pot making at Penberth, Bending willows into shape for the Crabpots. Cornwall. 1923

Background imageCornwall Collection: The crab pot industry at Penberth, Cornwall. Bringing home the willows. 1923

The crab pot industry at Penberth, Cornwall. Bringing home the willows. 1923

Background imageCornwall Collection: Mevagissey Harbour, Cornwall. August 1927

Mevagissey Harbour, Cornwall. August 1927

Background imageCornwall Collection: Polperro Harbour, Cornwall. August 1927

Polperro Harbour, Cornwall. August 1927

Background imageCornwall Collection: Polperro Harbour, Cornwall. Fishing smacks. August 1927

Polperro Harbour, Cornwall. Fishing smacks. August 1927

Background imageCornwall Collection: Charlestown Harbour, Cornwall. August 1927

Charlestown Harbour, Cornwall. August 1927

Background imageCornwall Collection: Tin Smelting in Roscroggan, a hamlet of Camborne in Cornwall, South West England

Tin Smelting in Roscroggan, a hamlet of Camborne in Cornwall, South West England. Smelting is the process of extracting a metal (like tin or copper) from its ore

Background imageCornwall Collection: Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on holiday in North Cornwall. 10th August 1981

Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on holiday in North Cornwall. 10th August 1981

Background imageCornwall Collection: Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and her husband Denis on holiday in North Cornwall

Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and her husband Denis on holiday in North Cornwall. 10th August 1981

Background imageCornwall Collection: Pagan May Day festival at Padstow. The May-day festival at Padstow, Cornwall

Pagan May Day festival at Padstow. The May-day festival at Padstow, Cornwall, begins with dancing in the streets from midnight on Sunday 1st May

Background imageCornwall Collection: Visitors and townsfolk and Cornish exiles who return every year take part in the 36 hour

Visitors and townsfolk and Cornish exiles who return every year take part in the 36 hour festivities at the Padstow Obbys celebrations to herald in the month of May with ancient rights of spring

Background imageCornwall Collection: Seagull on the harbour wall in St Ives 15th February 1954

Seagull on the harbour wall in St Ives 15th February 1954

Background imageCornwall Collection: Mrs Vera Williams member of the St Ives Society of Artists. 15th February 1954

Mrs Vera Williams member of the St Ives Society of Artists. 15th February 1954

Background imageCornwall Collection: Carpenters seen here making a new mast for a fishing boats moored in the Cornish fishing

Carpenters seen here making a new mast for a fishing boats moored in the Cornish fishing port of Looe. Circa 1935

Background imageCornwall Collection: Fishermen seen here making a new fender for the fishing fleet moored in the Cornish

Fishermen seen here making a new fender for the fishing fleet moored in the Cornish fishing port of Looe. Circa 1935

Background imageCornwall Collection: Daphne du Maurier and her daughter Tessa. 'Sawing wood

Daphne du Maurier and her daughter Tessa. "Sawing wood
Daphne du Maurier and her daughter Tessa. " Sawing wood, roaming around the place", is the way Daphne du Maurier spends her time when not actually writing a book

Background imageCornwall Collection: The Summer of 1934. Friends enjoying body surfing on a north Cornish beach Circa

The Summer of 1934. Friends enjoying body surfing on a north Cornish beach Circa August 1934

Background imageCornwall Collection: Traffic ban, Polperro, Cornwall. 13th July 1967

Traffic ban, Polperro, Cornwall. 13th July 1967



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