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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 Print

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

Tregothnan House and formal garden, St Michael Penkivel, Cornwall. Around 1925 Featured 17 Dec 2015 Print

Tregothnan House and formal garden, St Michael Penkivel, Cornwall. Around 1925

Tregothnan has been home to the Boscawen family since 1334. The house was rebuilt by Edward Boscawen (1787-1841), fourth Viscount and First Earl of Falmouth, near the site of an older mansion. Tregothnan has the largest historic garden in Cornwall. It is open to the public for one weekend every year. 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

St Michael Penkivel church, Cornwall. Around 1925 Featured 17 Dec 2015 Print

St Michael Penkivel church, Cornwall. Around 1925

Major Arthur William Gill's car is in the foreground. St Michael Penkivel church contains four altars, one of which is in the tower. 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