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Background imageRowing Collection: The harbour, Newlyn, Cornwall. 1900s

The harbour, Newlyn, Cornwall. 1900s
A view of the harbour showing a number of different fishing and general purpose vessels, including PZ210, PZ162, PZ323, PZ564. Photographer: Canon Henry Holroyd Mills

Background imageRowing Collection: East Looe beach, Looe, Cornwall. 1904

East Looe beach, Looe, Cornwall. 1904
Children paddling on East Looe beach, with Looe in the background. Photographer: T. Mitchell

Background imageRowing Collection: The Harbour, Cadgwith, Cornwall. 1908

The Harbour, Cadgwith, Cornwall. 1908
A man and woman admire the visiting French ketch Nouvelle Marie, moored at Cadgwith. The ship was lost with all hands in 1909 off the coast of Glamorgan

Background imageRowing Collection: Malpas Ferry at Tregothnan landing, St Michael Penkivel, Cornwall. Around 1920s

Malpas Ferry at Tregothnan landing, St Michael Penkivel, Cornwall. Around 1920s
The ferryman and a woman passenger arriving on the foreshore at the Tregothnan landing. Malpas village can be seen in the background. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageRowing Collection: A schooner and other boats, East Looe Quay, Looe, Cornwall. Around 1890

A schooner and other boats, East Looe Quay, Looe, Cornwall. Around 1890
A topsail schooner and other boats at low water at the seaward end of East Looe quay. Photographer: Surgeon Captain John Campbell

Background imageRowing Collection: Fowey harbour, Cornwall. 1914

Fowey harbour, Cornwall. 1914
A view from Fowey Town Quay looking across the harbour to Bodinnick. The SS Alexy is moored just below Bodinnick. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageRowing Collection: Larch Cottages, Helford, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Larch Cottages, Helford, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A view of the east side of the village at low tide from across the creek. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageRowing Collection: West Quay Road, Looe, Cornwall. Early 1900s

West Quay Road, Looe, Cornwall. Early 1900s
View north west from East Looe quay towards West Looe Quay Road. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageRowing 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 imageRowing Collection: Green Waters, Henry Scott Tuke (1858-1929)

Green Waters, Henry Scott Tuke (1858-1929)
Oil on canvas, Newlyn School, late 19th / early 20th century. A man sculling in a small boat. Henry Scott Tuke was born into a Quaker family in Lawrence Street, York

Background imageRowing Collection: View from Looe Bridge across the river estuary, showing part of the Liskeard to Looe branch

View from Looe Bridge across the river estuary, showing part of the Liskeard to Looe branch railway line
Small craft moored in the river; loaded trucks on the railway line across the river. Photographer: Surgeon Captain John Campbell

Background imageRowing Collection: Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 5th June 1909

Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 5th June 1909
The northern side of the inner harbour with boats at anchor. Some of those that can be identified including FY4 Ella, FY262, FY560, FY67, FY191, FY129, FY91, FY375, FY194, FY181, FY759, FY98, FY37

Background imageRowing Collection: The gig Thomas outside the Commercial Hotel, Central Square, Newquay, Cornwall. Around 1860-1866

The gig Thomas outside the Commercial Hotel, Central Square, Newquay, Cornwall. Around 1860-1866
A view of the gig Thomas and crew of 7 in front of the Commercial Hotel, later known as the Central Inn, Newquay. The landlord of the hotel between 1860 and 1866 was a man named Thomas

Background imageRowing Collection: Looe, Cornwall. 1904

Looe, Cornwall. 1904
General view of the river and quays from East Looe towards West Looe Quay Road. A man sits on a bollard admiring the view. In the foreground a rowing boat called Florrie is tied up

Background imageRowing Collection: The ferry, Flushing, Cornwall. Around 1910

The ferry, Flushing, Cornwall. Around 1910
A ferry departing from Flushing taking its passengers through a stretch of water crowded with small boats. The village waterfront is visible in the background. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageRowing Collection: Malpas Ferry landing with people embarking, Malpas, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Malpas Ferry landing with people embarking, Malpas, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Background imageRowing Collection: Fishing boats at sea, St Ives, Cornwall. 1903

Fishing boats at sea, St Ives, Cornwall. 1903
Fishing boats under full sail outside the harbour entrance. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageRowing Collection: Fishing boats, Porthgwarra, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Fishing boats, Porthgwarra, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Six fishermen in their boats, including 255PZ and 494PZ, afloat off the slipway. A seventh boat sits unmanned, further out from the cove. Photographer: Possibly Herbert Hughes

Background imageRowing Collection: Row boat near Gerrans, Cornwall. 1910s

Row boat near Gerrans, Cornwall. 1910s
Two well dressed women are rowed along the river by a boy. Cottages are visible in the background. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageRowing Collection: The Harbour, Cadgwith, Cornwall. 1894

The Harbour, Cadgwith, Cornwall. 1894
Boats on the beach at Cadgwith. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageRowing Collection: Ferryboat near the Helford Passage, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Ferryboat near the Helford Passage, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Ferryboat in midstream, probably off the Helford passage. There are several passengers including a child. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageRowing Collection: St Buryan, Cornwall. 1900

St Buryan, Cornwall. 1900
Penberth Cove with capstan, looking landwards at St Buryan, Cornwall. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageRowing Collection: Fishing boats in Newlyn Harbour, Newlyn, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Fishing boats in Newlyn Harbour, Newlyn, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A group of fishing boats in the harbour including PZ 104, PZ 110 and PZ 131. Hand coloured glass lantern slide produced by William Charles Hughes, London

Background imageRowing Collection: The Harbour, Newlyn, Cornwall. 1880

The Harbour, Newlyn, Cornwall. 1880
Crowds of people wait on the beach at Newlyn as the catch is landed. Photographer: Gibson

Background imageRowing Collection: Truro Town Band at Malpas regatta, Cornwall. Probably 1909

Truro Town Band at Malpas regatta, Cornwall. Probably 1909
The Truro Town Band on board a boat during the Malpas Regatta

Background imageRowing Collection: The Ship and Castle Hotel, St Mawes, Cornwall. Early 1900s

The Ship and Castle Hotel, St Mawes, Cornwall. Early 1900s
The Ship and Castle Hotel, viewed from the harbour and clearly reflected in the calm water. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageRowing Collection: Newlyn Harbour, Cornwall. 1898

Newlyn Harbour, Cornwall. 1898
A view of boats in the harbour including the Sunbeam, Old Sam and Lady Annie. In the foreground men can be seen loading sacks into a rowing boat. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageRowing Collection: East Looe, Cornwall. Early 1900s

East Looe, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Shipping at East Looe quay seen from near the end of the Banjo Pier. Photographer: Surgeon Captain John Campbell

Background imageRowing Collection: Fishing craft off Smeatons Pier at low tide. St Ives Harbour, Cornwall. Before 1900

Fishing craft off Smeatons Pier at low tide. St Ives Harbour, Cornwall. Before 1900
Fishing vessels off Smeatons Pier at low tide. St Ives Harbour, Cornwall. Large anchor buoy in the foreground. Photographer Warly. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageRowing Collection: Three schooners beached in the harbour at low tide, St Ives, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Three schooners beached in the harbour at low tide, St Ives, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Three schooners beached in the harbour at low tide, St Ives, Cornwall. Viewed from the wharf looking towards the back of Smeatons Pier

Background imageRowing Collection: Point Neptune House, viewed from St Catherines and looking north towards the harbour entrance

Point Neptune House, viewed from St Catherines and looking north towards the harbour entrance, Fowey, Cornwall
Rows of houses can be seen along the coast, along with boats in the harbour. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageRowing Collection: The Harbour, Penzance, Cornwall. Early 1900s

The Harbour, Penzance, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Three masted barquentine sunk in Penzance harbour. Thought to be a Baltic vessel. The salvage vessel is SS Greencastle and in the background can be seen St Michaels Mount

Background imageRowing Collection: Smeatons Pier, St Ives harbour, Cornwall. 1900s

Smeatons Pier, St Ives harbour, Cornwall. 1900s
Panoramic view of St Ives harbour from the beach towards Smeatons Pier with the end of West Pier on the right, early 1900s. Photographer: Probably Edward Ashton

Background imageRowing Collection: St Ives harbour from West Pier, Cornwall. Early 1900s

St Ives harbour from West Pier, Cornwall. Early 1900s
View of harbour from West Pier, early 1900s. Lifeboat in foreground, James Stevens No. 10 and fishing boat SS 124. Photographer: Probably Edward Ashton

Background imageRowing Collection: St Ives town and harbour, Cornwall. Early 1900s

St Ives town and harbour, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Panoramic view over part of St Ives town and harbour, towards the Island, from the church tower, early 1900s. Photographer: Probably Edward Ashton

Background imageRowing Collection: Malpas Ferry, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Malpas Ferry, Cornwall. Early 1900s
The Malpas Ferry being loaded with a horse and trap on the Malpas side of the river

Background imageRowing Collection: East Looe Quay, Cornwall. Around 1890

East Looe Quay, Cornwall. Around 1890
View from the end of East Looe Quay near the start of the pier with small boats and people on the quay. Looking upstream towards West Looe. Photographer: Surgeon Captain John Campbell

Background imageRowing Collection: Looe harbour, Cornwall. 1914

Looe harbour, Cornwall. 1914
View towards the harbour entrance from West Looe foreshore at low water. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageRowing Collection: View from the bridge towards East Looe, Cornwall. Early 1900s

View from the bridge towards East Looe, Cornwall. Early 1900s
View across the water towards East Looe, with craft moored along the quay. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageRowing Collection: Fishing boats and schooners beached in St Ives harbour, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Fishing boats and schooners beached in St Ives harbour, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Fishing boats and schooners beached in St Ives harbour, Cornwall. One of the three schooners seen at the edge of the water, the St Ives topsail schooner, Susan Elizabeth

Background imageRowing Collection: Mouth of the River Lerryn, Fowey, Cornwall. Around 1910

Mouth of the River Lerryn, Fowey, Cornwall. Around 1910
Small craft and unidentified steam yacht at the mouth of the River Lerryn, Fowey, Cornwall. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageRowing Collection: Major Gills wife Henrietta Mabel (nee Dobel) on the cliff above Prussia Cove, St Hilary, Cornwall

Major Gills wife Henrietta Mabel (nee Dobel) on the cliff above Prussia Cove, St Hilary, Cornwall. Around 1925
Prussia Cove is named after a smuggler, John Carter, who referred to himself as the King of Prussia. Glass lantern slide from a lecture, entitled Some Historic Cornish Beauty Spots

Background imageRowing Collection: Veronica (Major Gills wife) rowing in a creek off the River Fal, Cornwall. Around 1925

Veronica (Major Gills wife) rowing in a creek off the River Fal, Cornwall. Around 1925
Glass lantern slide from a lecture, entitled Some Historic Cornish Beauty Spots, given by Cornishman and amateur photographer, Major Arthur William Gill, in around 1925



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