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Images Dated 2017 December

Choose from 57 pictures in our Images Dated 2017 December collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. All professionally made for Quick Shipping.


River Street, Truro, Cornwall. 1910s Featured December Print

River Street, Truro, Cornwall. 1910s

View of S. Hicks & Son Cycle shop at 10 River Street up to part of Clyma's Temperance Hotel. The old name was retained when run by other people. Mrs Elizabeth Clyma was the proprietor in 1803 when it was called Commercial Hotel, F. Carwell was the Manageress in 1889, John Bray was the proprietor when it was the Temperance Hotel in 1893, Herbert Rowse in 1906 and John Henry Saunders in 1910. There is a horse and cart in the photo and a boy pushing a handcart. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

© From the collection of the RIC

Remains of Thomasine Bonaventures Chantry, Week St Mary, Cornwall. 24th June 1933 Featured December Print

Remains of Thomasine Bonaventures Chantry, Week St Mary, Cornwall. 24th June 1933

Thomasine Bonaventure was a local girl of humble background, who was married and widowed by a number of wealthy men. Surviving the plague, she later married John Percyval who became Sheriff of London in 1486 and then Lord Mayor of London in 1498. She died in 1539 aged 89. Throughout her life she made charitable donations to her beloved village of Week St Mary and to other causes. The site of Chantry and Grammar school pictured is just one such donation. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

© From the collection of the RIC

Pewter Porringer, Reading, Berkshire, England Featured December Print

Pewter Porringer, Reading, Berkshire, England

Pewter porringer with a bouged bowl and a single Old English type ear. The owners initials of B over H I are struck on the top of the ear. Dating from around 1690-1720, the back of the ear bears the mark (M416) of Richard Allum I of Reading (PS174). Commonly said to have been used for holding soft foods such as broth or gruel, contemporary evidence records the use of porringers for preparing foods and medicines and also for serving sauces. It is therefore likely that they were general purpose vessels. The rim has a diameter of 12.38 cm

© RIC, photographer Mike Searle