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Images Dated 17th December 2015

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The Pillars and Raleigh House, Mitchell, St Newlyn East, Cornwall. Around 1925 Featured 17 Dec 2015 Image

The Pillars and Raleigh House, Mitchell, St Newlyn East, Cornwall. Around 1925

The Pillars (or Pillars Hotel), on the left, is a Grade II listed farmhouse built in 1683. The house is dated on the timber panel over the door. Raleigh House, to the right, is a Grade II listed 17th century farmhouse. Mitchell was formerly known as St Michael or Meideshol. Sir Walter Raleigh represented the borough of Mitchell in the House of Commons when parliament convened on 19th February 1593. 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

© From the collection of the RIC

The Lander Monument, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1925 Featured 17 Dec 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

© From the collection of the RIC

Town Clock, Fore Street, Tregony, Cornwall. Around 1925 Featured 17 Dec 2015 Image

Town Clock, Fore Street, Tregony, Cornwall. Around 1925

The clock tower was built in the 1830s, along with the two, single-storey, market houses on either side of it. 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

© From the collection of the RIC