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Background imageWorking Collection: Polkanuggo Quarry, Stithians, Cornwall. 1903-1904

Polkanuggo Quarry, Stithians, Cornwall. 1903-1904
A general view of Polkanuggo Quarry with steam traction engine BETA No 483 and workers posing for the camera. The traction engine was made around June 1885 by John Fowler of Leeds

Background imageWorking Collection: Donkey cart with two women, Cornwall. 1910

Donkey cart with two women, Cornwall. 1910
Donkey cart transporting two women down an unidentified lane. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageWorking Collection: Freeman & Sons dressing floor, probably Penryn, Cornwall. 1903-1904

Freeman & Sons dressing floor, probably Penryn, Cornwall. 1903-1904
Classical granite columns on the dressing floor of Freeman & Sons works. The man pictured is either Bernard Freeman or his brother. Part of the Freeman & Sons, Penryn Collection. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageWorking Collection: Bosahan Quarry, Constantine, Cornwall. 1903-1904

Bosahan Quarry, Constantine, Cornwall. 1903-1904
General view of the quarry with men standing by cut granite blocks and the crane used for moving the blocks. Two men are standing either side of a horse and cart

Background imageWorking Collection: Workmen, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Workmen, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Two workmen posed with an unidentified machine, outside an industrial building. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageWorking Collection: Beach at Portloe with six boats and fishermen working, Veryan, Cornwall. 1912

Beach at Portloe with six boats and fishermen working, Veryan, Cornwall. 1912
One fisherman is stowing a line and another is doing an unidentified task on the beach, perhaps gutting fish or digging for bait. A third man is sitting in one of the boats

Background imageWorking Collection: Fishermen launching a boat at Portloe, Veryan, Cornwall. July 1912

Fishermen launching a boat at Portloe, Veryan, Cornwall. July 1912
Four men are dragging fishing boat FH191 down the beach, with two small boys watching. Other boats are in view, including FH132. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageWorking Collection: Fishermen and boats on the beach at Portloe, Veryan, Cornwall. 3rd July 1912

Fishermen and boats on the beach at Portloe, Veryan, Cornwall. 3rd July 1912
Boats on the beach include FH198, FH115 and FH191. Two fishermen are carrying furled sails and fish. A small boy is facing the camera and leaning against one of the boats

Background imageWorking Collection: View of cove looking down slipway out to sea, Portloe, Veryan, Cornwall. July 1912

View of cove looking down slipway out to sea, Portloe, Veryan, Cornwall. July 1912
A number of boats are on the beach and slipway, including FH7. There are several figures in view, including a group of men conferring on the slipway and two boys

Background imageWorking Collection: Harveys timber yard, Truro, Cornwall. 1923

Harveys timber yard, Truro, Cornwall. 1923
Timber workshop with workers. Harvey & Company Ltd. were timber importers. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageWorking Collection: Harveys timber store, Truro, Cornwall. 1923

Harveys timber store, Truro, Cornwall. 1923
Stacks of timber in shed, with carts and worker. Harvey & Company Ltd. were timber importers. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageWorking Collection: Donkey shay with E. J. Hampton and others in Calloose Lane, Leedstown, Crowan, near Hayle

Donkey shay with E. J. Hampton and others in Calloose Lane, Leedstown, Crowan, near Hayle, Cornwall. 1903-1904
E.J. Hampton in a donkey shay in Calloose Lane, Leedstown, with Mr Tremellin (or Tremelling) holding his young son Willie. Archie Gus Trewella stands by the donkey


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