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Caps Collection

Background imageCaps Collection: Tywarnhayle Mine, St Agnes, Cornwall. Around 1907

Tywarnhayle Mine, St Agnes, Cornwall. Around 1907
Three miners next to the centrifugal pump shaft. This was the first electric pump in Cornwall. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageCaps Collection: Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1919

Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1919
Miners waiting for news after the disaster, 21st October 1919, in which 31 miners were killed. The Reverend B. Lumb is pictured at the far left of the picture. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageCaps 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 imageCaps 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 imageCaps 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 imageCaps Collection: Market Square, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Market Square, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A stereo pair view looking towards the church with a crowd of boys in the foreground. A horse bus full of passengers is standing in front of the Wellington Hotel in Market Square

Background imageCaps Collection: The Harbour, St Ives, Cornwall. 1911

The Harbour, St Ives, Cornwall. 1911
In the foreground two boys are standing and talking with the harbour behind them. In the middle of the picture, with the pale coloured roof, is the Sloop Inn. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageCaps Collection: Outdoor class at a Truro Elementary School, Truro, Cornwall. Autumn 1919

Outdoor class at a Truro Elementary School, Truro, Cornwall. Autumn 1919
The teacher is seated at a small desk in the foreground and the boys are posed for the camera against the walls of the building and schoolyard. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageCaps Collection: The blacksmiths shop, Probus, Cornwall. Probably 1907

The blacksmiths shop, Probus, Cornwall. Probably 1907
View towards The Square from further east on the St Austell road with John Roberts blacksmiths shop on the left. Workers from the shop and boys pose in the street

Background imageCaps Collection: Market Strand, Falmouth, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Market Strand, Falmouth, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Three horse buses and crowds in Market Strand, Falmouth. Photographer: Arthur Philp

Background imageCaps Collection: Killigrew Road, Falmouth, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Killigrew Road, Falmouth, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Killigrew Road, Falmouth, with a group of children standing in the street, mostly wearing hats. Two horse and carts deliver goods. Church of St Mary Immaculate in the background

Background imageCaps 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


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