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Images Dated 2016 May

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Choose from 365 pictures in our Images Dated 2016 May collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1893 Featured May Print

Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1893

The Man Engine at 234 fathoms level below adit, in 1893. The man engine went down to the 314 fathom level. Miners can be seen standing on the steps of the engine rod while others stand on solars or platforms fixed in the shaft at intervals of 12 feet. The man engine made 5 strokes a minute, thus enabling men to ride up or down 60 feet a minute. Ordinary ladders were fixed alongside the man engine or against the footwall of the lode. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

© From the collection of the RIC

Wheal Sisters Mine, St Ives, Cornwall. 1886 Featured May Print

Wheal Sisters Mine, St Ives, Cornwall. 1886

Wheal Mary pumping engine house after being struck by lightning on 31st March 1886. Wheal Mary formed part of the extensive Wheal Sisters tin mine about two miles south of St Ives. Note the extensive damage to the boiler house and the engine house. Wooden scaffolding has been raised and work has started on the rebuilding of the stack. Photographer: Unknown

© From the collection of the RIC

Seamens Bethel & Institute, Quay Hill, Falmouth, Cornwall. Early 1900s Featured May Print

Seamens Bethel & Institute, Quay Hill, Falmouth, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Interior of the Seamen's Bethel and Institute, founded by the British and Foreign Sailors Society in 1849. Two men are pictured seated by a piano and an organ. There is a pulpit behind them backed by flags and a clock topped with a crown. Life rings from the ship Mohegan of Hull are hung on the wall. Photographer: Arthur Philp

© From the collection of the RIC