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Images Dated 2015

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The Lander Monument, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1925 Featured 2015 Image

The Lander Monument, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1925

The Monument was designed in 1835 by Philip Sambell. It celebrates the discoveries, including the discovery of the source of the River Niger in 1827, of the Lander brothers, Richard and John. The statue of Richard by Neville Northy Burnard was added in 1852 to commemorate his death during an expedition. 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. He was well known in Cornwall and elsewhere during the 1920s and 1930s for his presentations of stills and cine film to many groups including The Royal Institution of Cornwall, Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society and the London Cornish Society. The quarter plate slides which he took prolifically with his ordinary camera are, in many cases, colour. These were painted by his own hand to great effect

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Trevaunance Coombe with steamworks in foreground below Wheal Friendly, St Agnes, Cornwall. Early 1900s Featured 2015 Image

Trevaunance Coombe with steamworks in foreground below Wheal Friendly, St Agnes, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Viewed from above Peterville. A buddle, an apparatus by which the stamped tin is washed from its impurities, is pictured in the foreground. There are various contrivances in use - "Brunton's frame, the round buddle, Zenner's rotating buddle, etc..." from Symons, R. Gazetteer of the County of Cornwall, 1884. A Jays Series postcard of the image was sent on 1st April 1904. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

© From the collection of the RIC