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Building the HTP warehouse on Malpas Road, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1911
Building the HTP warehouse on Malpas Road, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1911
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Tresahor Quarry, Constantine, Cornwall. 1903-1904
Tresahor Quarry, Constantine, Cornwall. 1903-1904
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Samuel John Govier s photographic van by an unidentified cottage
Samuel John Govier s photographic van by an unidentified cottage
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Samuel John Govier s father, Samuel Govier , and his mother, Annie
Samuel John Govier s father, Samuel Govier , and his mother, Annie
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Samuel John Govier posed in fancy dress on his bicycle, locality unknown but somewhere in
Samuel John Govier posed in fancy dress on his bicycle, locality unknown but somewhere in
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Samuel John Govier s sister, Bessie, with her dog in the doorway of Samuels photographic
Samuel John Govier s sister, Bessie, with her dog in the doorway of Samuels photographic
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The Fleet in Port, Newlyn Harbour, Cornwall. Around 1900
The Fleet in Port, Newlyn Harbour, Cornwall. Around 1900
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Fishing boat in a cove, probably Polperro, Cornwall. Around 1900
Fishing boat in a cove, probably Polperro, Cornwall. Around 1900
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Maen Quarry, Constantine, Cornwall. 1903-1904
Maen Quarry, Constantine, Cornwall. 1903-1904
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Maen Quarry, Constantine, Cornwall. Around 1900
Maen Quarry, Constantine, Cornwall. Around 1900
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Kennall Vale Mill, Stithians, Cornwall. 1966
Kennall Vale Mill, Stithians, Cornwall. 1966
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Mousehole harbour, Cornwall. Probably 1925
Mousehole harbour, Cornwall. Probably 1925
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Samuel John Govier s photographic van by an unidentified cottage, presumably in West Cornwall. Early 1900s Featured Print

Samuel John Govier s photographic van by an unidentified cottage, presumably in West Cornwall. Early 1900s

Samuel John Govier (1871-1967) was a pioneering photographer in the late 19th and early 20th century in Cornwall. In the early years he travelled on his bicycle or in a horse drawn van before setting up in a studio in Chacewater in 1907. Later, he also had a studio in St Agnes. In retirement he became a grocer in Chacewater where he lived. In retirement he became a grocer in Chacewater where he lived. His father, Samuel Govier , is standing in the van doorway with a dog and his mother, Annie, is facing the cottage. His sister, Bessie (who later became Mrs Bessie Olver) is though to be standing next to the horse and trap on the right hand side of the photograph. Photograph from the Govier family album. Photographer: Samuel John Govier

© RIC, photographer Govier

Mousehole harbour, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Mousehole harbour, Cornwall. Early 1900s
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Mousehole harbour looking landward, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Mousehole harbour looking landward, Cornwall. Early 1900s
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Henver Road, Newquay, Cornwall. 1977
Henver Road, Newquay, Cornwall. 1977
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