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Back Quay and Lemon Quay, Truro, Cornwall. Probably early 1920s
Back Quay and Lemon Quay, Truro, Cornwall. Probably early 1920s
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Coverack harbour, Coverack, St Keverne, Cornwall. Late 1800s
Coverack harbour, Coverack, St Keverne, Cornwall. Late 1800s
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Probus Horse Show, Cornwall. Saturday 31st April 1921
Probus Horse Show, Cornwall. Saturday 31st April 1921
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Market Jew Street, Penzance, Cornwall. 1920s
Market Jew Street, Penzance, Cornwall. 1920s
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Cutting broccoli, near Penzance, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Cutting broccoli, near Penzance, Cornwall. Early 1900s
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General View, Dolcoath Mine, Camborne. Early 1900s
General View, Dolcoath Mine, Camborne. Early 1900s
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Milk cart, Truro, Cornwall. Probably 1923
Milk cart, Truro, Cornwall. Probably 1923
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East Pool Mine, Illogan Cornwall. 1900-1909
East Pool Mine, Illogan Cornwall. 1900-1909
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The Camborne Redruth Tramway, Redruth, Cornwall. After 1902
The Camborne Redruth Tramway, Redruth, Cornwall. After 1902
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The Pilgrimage to Canterbury, Thomas Stothard (1755-1834)
The Pilgrimage to Canterbury, Thomas Stothard (1755-1834)
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Workmen uncovering a group of cists at the excavation site of the Iron Age cemetery at
Workmen uncovering a group of cists at the excavation site of the Iron Age cemetery at
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Quay Street, Truro, Cornwall. 1920s
Quay Street, Truro, Cornwall. 1920s
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The Pilgrimage to Canterbury, Thomas Stothard (1755-1834) Featured Print

The Pilgrimage to Canterbury, Thomas Stothard (1755-1834)

Oil on panel, English School, late 18th / early 19th century. Thomas Stothard was born in London and was apprenticed to a draughtsman of silk pattern designs in Spitalfields. When his master died, he attended the Royal Academy in 1778, was elected a Royal Academician in 1794 and, having been taken under the wing of Sir Joshua Reynolds, devoted much of his skill to engravings and illustrations. Stothard worked prodigiously, his family portraits funding much of his art schooling. He admired Rubens and although his paintings are often small in size, they reflect Rubens colours and composition. This painting shows just one small part of The Pilgrimage to Canterbury. The finished painting (Tate N01163) includes around thirty characters and is almost a metre in length. The engraver and publisher Robert Cromek commissioned this painting from Stothard. He then put it on display and charged visitors a shilling to see it. He also collected subscriptions for the forthcoming print of the painting. William Blake, then a close friend of Stothard, claimed that Cromek had commissioned a painting of the Canterbury Pilgrims from him first, but that Cromek had not liked his design and so took the commission to Stothard. Blake then accused Cromek and, through him, Stothard of copying his long, frieze-like composition. Blake was furious when Stothard's resulting work spring boarded his career and brought about numerous important commissions. It is unlikely that Blake's accusations were well-founded, but the dispute effectively ended Blake and Stothard's friendship

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Study for the carter in The Lighting Up Time, Stanhope Forbes (1857-1947)
Study for the carter in The Lighting Up Time, Stanhope Forbes (1857-1947)
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Obby Oss Mask, Padstow, Cornwall, England
Obby Oss Mask, Padstow, Cornwall, England
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Coverack, St Keverne, Cornwall. 1890s
Coverack, St Keverne, Cornwall. 1890s
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Botallack Manor, Botallack, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1961
Botallack Manor, Botallack, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1961
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The Old Albion Inn, Crantock, Cornwall. Early 1900s
The Old Albion Inn, Crantock, Cornwall. Early 1900s
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Milk cart, Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall. Probably 1923
Milk cart, Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall. Probably 1923
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Hay wagon, Little Canaan, Kenwyn, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Hay wagon, Little Canaan, Kenwyn, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
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The Royal Cornwall Show, Camborne, Cornwall. 13th-14th June 1923
The Royal Cornwall Show, Camborne, Cornwall. 13th-14th June 1923
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Trotting event, Royal Cornwall Show, Camborne, Cornwall. 1923 or 1927
Trotting event, Royal Cornwall Show, Camborne, Cornwall. 1923 or 1927
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Hay waggon, probably Padstow, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Hay waggon, probably Padstow, Cornwall. Early 1900s
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Laying gravel before the opening of Padstow railway station, Cornwall. Before March 1899
Laying gravel before the opening of Padstow railway station, Cornwall. Before March 1899
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R & J Lean furniture remover wagon outside Truro Railway Station, Cornwall. After 1893
R & J Lean furniture remover wagon outside Truro Railway Station, Cornwall. After 1893
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Obby Oss Mask, Padstow, Cornwall, England Featured Print

Obby Oss Mask, Padstow, Cornwall, England

Masks such as these are used in the Padstow Obby Oss May Day celebrations. It is worn during a dance that celebrates the coming of Spring. It is also linked to fertility rights; any woman caught under the skirts of the Oss was thought to become pregnant. Each year, on the 1st May, the town is decorated in greenery and the Oss (horse) parades the streets, followed by a teaser who holds a padded bat. The procession is accompanied by accordions, drums and singing. The mask is worn with a black skirt that covers the wearer completely. Some have suggested the similarity to West African, Malaysian and New Guinea masks may be due to Cornish contact with these areas. The mask was made by the Bate family, and first worn by Walter Bate (1907- 1977) who was known locally as The Old Colonel because he had served in Kitchener's army. He was also a highly respected member of the lifeboat crew having been recognised for distinguished service. TRURI : 2007.88

© RIC, photographer Mike Searle

Williamsons double-decker open top motor bus, Princes Street, Truro, Cornwall. 1920
Williamsons double-decker open top motor bus, Princes Street, Truro, Cornwall. 1920
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Falmouth Railway Station, Cornwall. Around 1910
Falmouth Railway Station, Cornwall. Around 1910
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River Street, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1905
River Street, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1905
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Kenwyn Church, Truro, Cornwall. 1905
Kenwyn Church, Truro, Cornwall. 1905
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Sennen Cove, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Sennen Cove, Cornwall. Early 1900s
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Horse buses in front of the Cathedral, High Cross, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1910
Horse buses in front of the Cathedral, High Cross, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1910
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Procession on Bay Tree Hill, Liskeard, Cornwall. 6th July 1893
Procession on Bay Tree Hill, Liskeard, Cornwall. 6th July 1893
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Trewithian Inn, Gerrans, Cornwall. 1912
Trewithian Inn, Gerrans, Cornwall. 1912
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Constantine, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Constantine, Cornwall. Early 1900s
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Truro Cathedral, Truro, Cornwall. Around July 1903
Truro Cathedral, Truro, Cornwall. Around July 1903
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Truro railway station, Cornwall. September 1922
Truro railway station, Cornwall. September 1922
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Custom House Hill, Fowey, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Custom House Hill, Fowey, Cornwall. Early 1900s
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River Street, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1905 Featured Print

River Street, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1905

View down River Street showing the Truro Savings Bank and Baptist Chapel, later to become the Royal Cornwall Museum. The architect of both buildings was Philip Sambell (1798-1874). The Savings Bank was built in 1847 and closed in 1894. The building then became Henderson's School of Mining in 1897. The School of Mining closed in 1907 and the Royal Institution of Cornwall purchased the building in 1908 to house their growing collections. The interior of the building underwent extensive alterations, including the demolition of the rear part to build the main gallery and a west wing was added. Truro Baptist Chapel was built in 1850. The chapel was purchased by the RIC in 1985 as an extension to the museum. Extensive refurbishment and additions followed, including the link between the two buildings. An upper floor was added to the Baptist Chapel creating the Treffry gallery. Photographer: Arthur Philp

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Town centre, Penzance, Cornwall. Probably between 1905-1910
Town centre, Penzance, Cornwall. Probably between 1905-1910
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St Ives harbour, Cornwall. Late 1800s
St Ives harbour, Cornwall. Late 1800s
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Beach scene, East Looe, Cornwall. 1904
Beach scene, East Looe, Cornwall. 1904
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A Cornish Cottage, unidentified location, Cornwall. Around 1925
A Cornish Cottage, unidentified location, Cornwall. Around 1925
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High Cross, Truro, Cornwall. Probably around 1908
High Cross, Truro, Cornwall. Probably around 1908
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Truro Cathedral, Truro, Cornwall. Between 1903-1909
Truro Cathedral, Truro, Cornwall. Between 1903-1909
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Prideaux Place gatehouse, Padstow, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Prideaux Place gatehouse, Padstow, Cornwall. Early 1900s
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The Lifeboat station and neighbouring buildings viewed from the quayside, East Looe
The Lifeboat station and neighbouring buildings viewed from the quayside, East Looe
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Sennen Churchtown, Cornwall. 1903
Sennen Churchtown, Cornwall. 1903
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Lady riding side-saddle, Newquay, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Lady riding side-saddle, Newquay, Cornwall. Early 1900s
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Pony and trap, Tremorvah Lodge, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Pony and trap, Tremorvah Lodge, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
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Horse and cart in Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1910
Horse and cart in Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1910
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