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Boys Collection

Background imageBoys Collection: Looe Bridge, Looe, Cornwall. 1890s

Looe Bridge, Looe, Cornwall. 1890s
View towards Looe bridge from the bank of the river by the railway station. Some work can be seen underway on the railway line towards the bridge. Photographer: Surgeon Captain John Campbell

Background imageBoys Collection: Ferris Town, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Ferris Town, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A view down the south side of Ferris Town, towards Frances Street. A number of children are standing in the street with delivery cart further down the road

Background imageBoys Collection: The Run Home, Henry Scott Tuke (1858-1929)

The Run Home, Henry Scott Tuke (1858-1929)
Oil on canvas, Newlyn School, late 19th century / early 20th century. Henry Scott Tuke was born into a Quaker family in Lawrence Street, York

Background imageBoys Collection: The Lennox-Boyd family. Around 1912

The Lennox-Boyd family. Around 1912
Studio photograph of Alan Tindal Lennox-Boyd with his brothers and mother, Florence Annie Begbie (1870-1949). Standing: George Edward Lennox-Boyd (1902-1943); seated children

Background imageBoys Collection: The Lennox-Boyd brothers. Around 1912

The Lennox-Boyd brothers. Around 1912
Studio photograph of Alan Tindal Lennox-Boyd with his brothers. From left to right: George Edward Lennox-Boyd (1902-1943), Alan Tindal Lennox-Boyd (1904-1983)

Background imageBoys Collection: Harbour scene, Padstow, Cornwall. 12th June 1906

Harbour scene, Padstow, Cornwall. 12th June 1906
The fishing boats in the foreground are Royal Highlander PW11 and Annie PW10. The schooner, in the background right, is the Guiding Star. BM70 Succeed can also be seen. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageBoys Collection: Carvedras Viaduct, St Georges Road, Truro, Cornwall. Before 1902

Carvedras Viaduct, St Georges Road, Truro, Cornwall. Before 1902
View south down St Georges Road of Isambard Kingdom Brunels original timber fanned viaduct. This viaduct was replaced by an all stone structure which opened on the 17 August 1902

Background imageBoys Collection: East Looe Quay, Cornwall. 1904

East Looe Quay, Cornwall. 1904
Two schooners can be seen tied up along the quay, the Mary of Glasgow and Priscilla. On the right a line of railway trucks full of coal from the Liskeard and Looe Railway. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageBoys Collection: Court Cocking, St Ives, Cornwall. 1890

Court Cocking, St Ives, Cornwall. 1890
Four people on the steps flanking Court Cocking. Photographer: Edward Ashton

Background imageBoys Collection: Market Street, Falmouth, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Market Street, Falmouth, Cornwall. Early 1900s
John Burtons Old Curiosity Shop at 27 Market Street. Photographer: Arthur Philp

Background imageBoys Collection: Market Street, Falmouth, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Market Street, Falmouth, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Market Street, Falmouth looking from Olivers boot and shoe shop, No. 31. Photographer: Arthur Philp

Background imageBoys Collection: The Boy Jacka, Henry Scott Tuke (1858-1929)

The Boy Jacka, Henry Scott Tuke (1858-1929)
Oil on canvas, Newlyn School, 1886-1888. Full length portrait of boy against a green door. Henry Scott Tuke was born into a Quaker family in Lawrence Street, York

Background imageBoys Collection: Surface buildings, possibly one of the Basset Mines, Illogan, Cornwall. Around 1906

Surface buildings, possibly one of the Basset Mines, Illogan, Cornwall. Around 1906
Reginald Colwell James (1890-1974) of St Columb Major, with mine buildings in the background (thought to perhaps be one of the Basset Mines)

Background imageBoys Collection: Harry, Henry Scott Tuke (1858-1929)

Harry, Henry Scott Tuke (1858-1929)
Oil on canvas, Newlyn School, around 1888. Henry Scott Tuke was born into a Quaker family in Lawrence Street, York. In 1859 the family moved to Falmouth, where his father Daniel Tuke, a physician

Background imageBoys Collection: Beach scene, East Looe, Cornwall. 1904

Beach scene, East Looe, Cornwall. 1904
The beach crowded with children paddling, playing and exploring, with a view of East Looe in the background including the lifeboat station. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageBoys Collection: Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 5th June 1909

Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 5th June 1909
The northern side of the inner harbour with boats at anchor. Some of those that can be identified including FY4 Ella, FY262, FY560, FY67, FY191, FY129, FY91, FY375, FY194, FY181, FY759, FY98, FY37

Background imageBoys Collection: Truro Cathedral School, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1922

Truro Cathedral School, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1922
A group of schoolboys, probably the cricket team, posing on the steps outside the doorway. The foundation stone of the school was laid on 21st October 1908

Background imageBoys Collection: Strangways Terrace, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1910

Strangways Terrace, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1910
View from Lemon Street with three lads looking at the camera. A handcart is in the road, alongside the pavement. Photographer: Arthur Philip

Background imageBoys Collection: Central Board School, St Columb Major, Cornwall. 1901

Central Board School, St Columb Major, Cornwall. 1901
School photograph with Reginald Colwell James (1890-1974) of St Columb Major. He is identified, by a mark on the photograph, as sitting on the right hand side of the boy holding the chalkboard

Background imageBoys Collection: Steam roller outside the Red Lion, Truro, Cornwall. October 1913

Steam roller outside the Red Lion, Truro, Cornwall. October 1913
Image showing an Aveling & Porter steam roller outside the Red Lion Inn on Boscawen Street in Truro. It is probably about to move the cabmans shelter

Background imageBoys Collection: Portable steam engine breakdown. Wheal Rose, Scorrier, Cornwall. About 1910-1920

Portable steam engine breakdown. Wheal Rose, Scorrier, Cornwall. About 1910-1920
The image shows a portable steam engine that could have been pulled by horses or a traction engine. However, this example is fitted with an eyed drawbar so it would have been pulled by a traction

Background imageBoys Collection: First World War Officers in a motor vehicle, Cornwall. Possibly March 1915

First World War Officers in a motor vehicle, Cornwall. Possibly March 1915
Officers in a motor vehicle with driver (one officer possibly Brigadier Ward). On the bonnet of the car is the mascot Bob the dog. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageBoys Collection: Penponds, Camborne, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Penponds, Camborne, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Children playing by a stream through woods

Background imageBoys Collection: Boys at a rock pool, Cornwall. 1901

Boys at a rock pool, Cornwall. 1901
Boys collecting seaweed from a rock pool. Part of the village of Portscatho is visible in the background. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

Background imageBoys Collection: Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. 1919

Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. 1919
The Trustees Saving Bank in Boscawen Street, Truro, decorated with a banner which reads Peace with Honour. A group of children stand in front of the bank

Background imageBoys Collection: Prideaux Place gatehouse, Padstow, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Prideaux Place gatehouse, Padstow, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Gatehouse to Prideaux Place at corner on Tregirls Lane, with horse and cart. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageBoys Collection: Banjo Pier, East Looe, Cornwall. 1904

Banjo Pier, East Looe, Cornwall. 1904
A group of photographers sit on the banjo pier watching children playing leap-frog. Photographer: Herbert Hughes


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