Jacob's Ladder, Falmouth, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Jacob's Ladder from Killigrew Street with children in the foreground and woman pushing a pram. Two telegraph boys in uniform stand at the bottom of the steps. The Jacobs Ladder steps were built by Jacob Hamblen, a builder, tallow-chandler and property owner, to connect his property at the top of Summer Hill with his businesses at the bottom on the Moor. He erected the ladder in the 1790s, in 1840 the ladder was replaced with 111 granite steps. Photographer: Unknown.
© From the collection of the RIC