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Rigging Collection

Background imageRigging Collection: Harbour, Boscastle, Cornwall. Possibly 1902

Harbour, Boscastle, Cornwall. Possibly 1902
The schooner " Lively" of Bideford alongside the quay, unloading coal. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageRigging 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 imageRigging 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 imageRigging Collection: Ships in a Harbour, Eugene Boudin (1824-1898)

Ships in a Harbour, Eugene Boudin (1824-1898)
Oil on panel, French School, 19th century. Eugene Louis Boudin was one of the first French landscape painters to paint outdoors

Background imageRigging Collection: Timber Barque off Pendennis, Henry Scott Tuke (1858-1929)

Timber Barque off Pendennis, Henry Scott Tuke (1858-1929)
Oil on canvas, Newlyn School, 1897. 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 imageRigging Collection: Henry Scott Tukes French brigantine Julie of Nantes at the Mill Dam, Falmouth, Cornwall. Around 1886

Henry Scott Tukes French brigantine Julie of Nantes at the Mill Dam, Falmouth, Cornwall. Around 1886
The artist, Henry Scott Tuke (1858-1929), purchased Julie of Nantes in 1886 for use as a floating studio. It is thought that he can be seen standing at the bow of the ship

Background imageRigging Collection: Maria Asumpta, Charlestown, Cornwall. August 1991

Maria Asumpta, Charlestown, Cornwall. August 1991
The tall ship Maria Asumpta enters Charlestown harbour. The oldest sailing ship in the world still sailing at that time, was invited to the port by the Charlestown Heritage and Trading Company

Background imageRigging Collection: Seascape with Sailing Craft, Henry Scott Tuke (1858-1929)

Seascape with Sailing Craft, Henry Scott Tuke (1858-1929)
Oil on board, Newlyn School, 1904. 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 imageRigging Collection: Henry Scott Tuke with friends, Falmouth, Cornwall. Around 1890

Henry Scott Tuke with friends, Falmouth, Cornwall. Around 1890
The photograph is taken from the bar looking towards Falmouth Harbour. The artist, Henry Scott Tuke (1858-1929), can be seen standing in the centre of the photograph

Background imageRigging Collection: Barque in Full Sail Dropping Her Tug, Henry Scott Tuke (1858-1929)

Barque in Full Sail Dropping Her Tug, Henry Scott Tuke (1858-1929)
Oil on mahogany panel, Newlyn School, probably 1888. A three masted barque in full sail dropping her tug, off Falmouth. Henry Scott Tuke was born into a Quaker family in Lawrence Street, York

Background imageRigging Collection: East Looe quay, Looe, Cornwall. Around 1900

East Looe quay, Looe, Cornwall. Around 1900
A view of East Looe quay looking upstream from near to the landward end of Banjo Pier. There is an unidentified two masted brig moored at the quay

Background imageRigging Collection: The Obby Oss, Harbour, Padstow, Cornwall. About 1920

The Obby Oss, Harbour, Padstow, Cornwall. About 1920
The Obby Oss with band and sailors on the quay, Padstow. The Obby Oss is an integral part of the May Day celebrations in Padstow

Background imageRigging Collection: Unloading fish from a boat into a horse and cart, St Ives harbour, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Unloading fish from a boat into a horse and cart, St Ives harbour, Cornwall. Early 1900s
The bow of the topsail schooner Atlas can be seen behind the Cornish gig type rowing boats. Also in the background the bow of a sailing vessel that could be the Mary and Elizabeth

Background imageRigging Collection: Pichard drivers at St Ives, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall

Pichard drivers at St Ives, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall. July to August 1893
Two pilchard drivers under sail heading out to sea. The front boat is registered in St Ives and numbered SS516. The main exhibition site was a field at the top of Lemon Street, Truro


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