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Godolphin House, near Helston, Cornwall. Around 1925

Godolphin House, near Helston, Cornwall. Around 1925. © From the collection of the RIC
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The King's room seen from the exterior of the house. The King's Room was used, in the days before newspapers, for reading out the weekly news letter from Exeter. Glass lantern slide from a lecture, entitled 'Some Historic Cornish Beauty Spots', given by Cornishman and amateur photographer, Major Arthur William Gill, in around 1925. He was well known in Cornwall and elsewhere during the 1920s and 1930s for his presentations of stills and cine film to many groups including The Royal Institution of Cornwall, Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society and the London Cornish Society. The quarter plate slides which he took prolifically with his 'ordinary camera' are, in many cases, colour. These were painted by his own hand to great effect.

Copyright © From the collection of the RIC

Media ID 11490546

Date: 17th December 2015

County: Cornwall

: TRURI : 1990.2.12.93

Image Size: 3584 x 4255 Pixels

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Associated Categories: Helston

Keywords:  cornish

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