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Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1893
Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1893
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East Pool Mine, Illogan, Cornwall. 1893
East Pool Mine, Illogan, Cornwall. 1893
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Cornish wrestling group, Randfontein, Transvaal, South Africa. Around 1900
Cornish wrestling group, Randfontein, Transvaal, South Africa. Around 1900
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Trevaunance Beach at low tide, St Agnes, Cornwall. Probably 20th July 1910
Trevaunance Beach at low tide, St Agnes, Cornwall. Probably 20th July 1910
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Wheal Grenville Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 24th February 1910
Wheal Grenville Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 24th February 1910
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Blue Hills Mine, St Agnes, Cornwall. 1893
Blue Hills Mine, St Agnes, Cornwall. 1893
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Wheal Kitty Mine, St Agnes, Cornwall. 1926-1930
Wheal Kitty Mine, St Agnes, Cornwall. 1926-1930
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Wheal Trannack Mine, Sithney, Cornwall. Around 1900
Wheal Trannack Mine, Sithney, Cornwall. Around 1900
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Wheal Friendly Mine, Trevaunance Cove, St Agnes, Cornwall. 1895
Wheal Friendly Mine, Trevaunance Cove, St Agnes, Cornwall. 1895
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Tincroft Mine, Illogan, Cornwall. Late 1800s
Tincroft Mine, Illogan, Cornwall. Late 1800s
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South Condurrow Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Around 1900
South Condurrow Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Around 1900
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Geevor Mine, Pendeen, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1919
Geevor Mine, Pendeen, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1919
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Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1893 Featured Print

Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1893

The Man Engine at 234 fathoms level below adit, in 1893. The man engine went down to the 314 fathom level. Miners can be seen standing on the steps of the engine rod while others stand on solars or platforms fixed in the shaft at intervals of 12 feet. The man engine made 5 strokes a minute, thus enabling men to ride up or down 60 feet a minute. Ordinary ladders were fixed alongside the man engine or against the footwall of the lode. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

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Wheal Kitty Mine, St Agnes, Cornwall. 8th August 1911
Wheal Kitty Mine, St Agnes, Cornwall. 8th August 1911
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East Pool Mine, Illogan, Cornwall. 1892
East Pool Mine, Illogan, Cornwall. 1892
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New Wheal Eliza Mine, St Austell, Cornwall. 1908-1911
New Wheal Eliza Mine, St Austell, Cornwall. 1908-1911
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Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1894
Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1894
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Carvedras Smelting Works, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1892
Carvedras Smelting Works, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1892
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Tywarnhayle Mine, St Agnes, Cornwall. Around 1907
Tywarnhayle Mine, St Agnes, Cornwall. Around 1907
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Goolds Shaft, Wheal Grenville Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1911
Goolds Shaft, Wheal Grenville Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1911
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Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1896
Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 1896
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Wheal Call Count House looking west from Porth Ledden, Cape Cornwall, St Just in Penwith
Wheal Call Count House looking west from Porth Ledden, Cape Cornwall, St Just in Penwith
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Tetrahedrite, Trenance, St Issey, near Padstow, Cornwall, England
Tetrahedrite, Trenance, St Issey, near Padstow, Cornwall, England
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Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 11th (?) July, 1894
Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 11th (?) July, 1894
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Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1831
Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1831
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Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 11th (?) July, 1894 Featured Print

Levant Mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 11th (?) July, 1894

Group of 29 miners posed underground at the 278 fathom level. The majority of the miners are wearing felt hats, either with the brim intact or with the brim removed. while others have tallow candles affixed to their hats with lumps of clay. Six of the group are smoking pipes. One miner holds a large saw. The group shows a whole range of ages. The youngest members of the group seem to be at the front, particularly the very young looking boy standing with drills tied with rope and slung around his shoulders, standing in the second row second from the left. Note the condition of the young miners boots, third from the left front row sitting. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

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Surface Workers, Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1890s
Surface Workers, Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1890s
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New Cooks Kitchen, Illogan, Cornwall. Late 1800s
New Cooks Kitchen, Illogan, Cornwall. Late 1800s
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Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Early 1900s
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Blue Hills Mine, St Agnes, Cornwall. 27th November 1903
Blue Hills Mine, St Agnes, Cornwall. 27th November 1903
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East Pool Mine, Illogan, Cornwall. Late 1800s
East Pool Mine, Illogan, Cornwall. Late 1800s
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General View, Dolcoath Mine, Camborne. Early 1900s
General View, Dolcoath Mine, Camborne. Early 1900s
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Trevaunance Coombe with steamworks in foreground below Wheal Friendly, St Agnes, Cornwall
Trevaunance Coombe with steamworks in foreground below Wheal Friendly, St Agnes, Cornwall
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Tin dressing frames, Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Late 1800s
Tin dressing frames, Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Late 1800s
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St Ives Consols, St Ives, Cornwall. 1863
St Ives Consols, St Ives, Cornwall. 1863
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Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 26th October 1895
Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 26th October 1895
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South Condurrow Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1892
South Condurrow Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1892
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New Cooks Kitchen, Illogan, Cornwall. Early 1900s
New Cooks Kitchen, Illogan, Cornwall. Early 1900s
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New Cooks Kitchen, Illogan, Cornwall. Early 1900s Featured Print

New Cooks Kitchen, Illogan, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Chappel's (engine) shaft at the 406 level. This shows a typical Cornish kibble, with curved sides to prevent snagging, which has been hoisted from below by an air winch and its contents dumped into a tram. The pipe running from top left to centre bottom follows the dip or underlie of the lode and took compressed air to the rock drill working at a deeper level shown in the photograph at the bottom of Engine Shaft. Photographer: John Charles Burrow (1852-1914)

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South Condurrow Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Early 1900s
South Condurrow Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. Early 1900s
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Liroconite, Wheal Gorland, St Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England
Liroconite, Wheal Gorland, St Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England
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Wheal Providence mine, Carbis Bay, Cornwall. Probably 1880s after the mine closed
Wheal Providence mine, Carbis Bay, Cornwall. Probably 1880s after the mine closed
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Gold, Carnon Stream Works, Perranarworthal, Cornwall, England
Gold, Carnon Stream Works, Perranarworthal, Cornwall, England
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Chalcocite with Quartz, Cooks Kitchen Mine, Illogan, Cornwall, England
Chalcocite with Quartz, Cooks Kitchen Mine, Illogan, Cornwall, England
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Torbernite on Quartz, Wheal Basset, Illogan, Cornwall, England
Torbernite on Quartz, Wheal Basset, Illogan, Cornwall, England
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A view of the beach and village, Porthtowan, Cornwall. Probably 1940s
A view of the beach and village, Porthtowan, Cornwall. Probably 1940s
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Calcite, Ball Eye Mine, Cromford, Derbyshire, England
Calcite, Ball Eye Mine, Cromford, Derbyshire, England
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Malachite, Wheal Husband, Sticker, St Ewe, Cornwall, England
Malachite, Wheal Husband, Sticker, St Ewe, Cornwall, England
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Clinoclase, St Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England
Clinoclase, St Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England
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Chalcophyllite, Wheal Gorland, St Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England
Chalcophyllite, Wheal Gorland, St Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England
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Galena, Sphalerite, Bitumen and Fluorite, Ashover, Derbyshire, England
Galena, Sphalerite, Bitumen and Fluorite, Ashover, Derbyshire, England
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