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Images Dated 17th May 2016

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Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2016: East Looe, Cornwall. Probably 1870s

East Looe, Cornwall. Probably 1870s
View over East Looe and quay from North Road, probably taken in the 1870s due to the absence of the Guildhall building. Loading gantry and shipping with what appears to mounds of (possibly)

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2016: Truro City Police, Truro, Cornwall. Probably around 1890

Truro City Police, Truro, Cornwall. Probably around 1890
A group of Truro City Police photographed outside against a backdrop of trees. Truro was granted city status in 1877 at which point the force was renamed from Truro Borough Police to Truro City

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2016: West Quay Road, Looe, Cornwall. Early 1900s

West Quay Road, Looe, Cornwall. Early 1900s
View north west from East Looe quay towards West Looe Quay Road. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2016: Passmore Edwards Free Library, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1899

Passmore Edwards Free Library, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1899
The Passmore Edwards Free Library and technical school on the corner of Pydar Street and Union Place. Funded by Passmore Edwards and designed by Silvanus Trevail

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2016: Looe, Cornwall. 1904

Looe, Cornwall. 1904
General view of the river and quays from East Looe towards West Looe Quay Road. A man sits on a bollard admiring the view. In the foreground a rowing boat called Florrie is tied up

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2016: The City Hall, Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. 11th June 1919

The City Hall, Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. 11th June 1919
The Prince of Wales (later Edward VIII) with dignitaries, including the mayor, outside the City Hall. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2016: River Street, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1905

River Street, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1905
View down River Street showing the Truro Savings Bank and Baptist Chapel, later to become the Royal Cornwall Museum. The architect of both buildings was Philip Sambell (1798-1874)

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2016: Newlyn Harbour, Cornwall. 1898

Newlyn Harbour, Cornwall. 1898
A view of boats in the harbour including the Sunbeam, Old Sam and Lady Annie. In the foreground men can be seen loading sacks into a rowing boat. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2016: Looe, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Looe, Cornwall. Early 1900s
View up the river taken from above West Looe to beyond the railway station. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2016: East Looe, Cornwall. Early 1900s

East Looe, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Shipping at East Looe quay seen from near the end of the Banjo Pier. Photographer: Surgeon Captain John Campbell

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2016: Banjo Pier, Looe, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Banjo Pier, Looe, Cornwall. Early 1900s
View up the river from near the seaward end of the Banjo Pier. Photographer: Surgeon Captain John Campbell

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2016: East Looe, Cornwall. 1904

East Looe, Cornwall. 1904
A view of East Looe photographed from above West Looe, 1904. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2016: The Cathedral, Truro, Cornwall. 1911-1912

The Cathedral, Truro, Cornwall. 1911-1912
Prince Edward the Prince of Wales, the future King Edward VIII and Prince Albert the Duke of York, the future King George VI arriving at the cathedral on a private visit. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2016: River Street, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1905

River Street, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1905
A view down River Street showing the Truro Savings Bank and the Baptist Chapel, which in 1919 became the Museum of the Royal Institution of Cornwall

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2016: City Hall, Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. 1900

City Hall, Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. 1900
A group of Truro police under Superintendent Angel, with the town crier, John Odgers, wearing a top hat, on the roof of the City Hall, Boscawen Street. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2016: Banjo Pier, Looe, Cornwall. 1904

Banjo Pier, Looe, Cornwall. 1904
View from the landward end of the Banjo Pier towards West Looe, looking north. In the foreground a group of photographers are surrounded by children with John Charles Burrow

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2016: East Looe Quay, Cornwall. Around 1890

East Looe Quay, Cornwall. Around 1890
View from the end of East Looe Quay near the start of the pier with small boats and people on the quay. Looking upstream towards West Looe. Photographer: Surgeon Captain John Campbell

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2016: Looe harbour, Cornwall. 1914

Looe harbour, Cornwall. 1914
View towards the harbour entrance from West Looe foreshore at low water. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2016: Looe harbour, Cornwall. 1914

Looe harbour, Cornwall. 1914
View south from the East Looe side to the harbour mouth. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2016: Looe harbour, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Looe harbour, Cornwall. Early 1900s
View over harbour through fir trees from Polperro Road area. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2016: East Looe quay, Cornwall. 1904

East Looe quay, Cornwall. 1904
View north west from the East Looe quay towards West Quay Road. A man sits on a bollard on the end of the quay and another stands reading a newspaper. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2016: Banjo Pier, Looe, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Banjo Pier, Looe, Cornwall. Early 1900s
View along the Banjo Pier towards the sea. The rounded end of the pier was added by Joseph Thomas in 1896 after the existing jetty was shortened by 20 feet. Photographer: Unknown


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