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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.


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

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

Pydar Street, Truro, Cornwall. About 1906 Featured December Image

Pydar Street, Truro, Cornwall. About 1906

A view down the bottom section of Pydar Street with the junction to Union Place. On the left is Truro Steam Laundry. No. 96 is the London Inn (Fred Evans, whose name is above the door, was there in 1906, Mrs Edith Evans was there in 1910 and 1914). The photograph also shows Heard & Sons Cornwall Organ Factory, the Conservative Association, C. Michael Confectioner, a girl carrying a sack from Gill & Son, a horse and cart and several people. G.H. Philp and Eastmans can be seen in the distance. Photographer: Arthur Philp

© From the collection of the RIC

Pewter Porringer, Reading, Berkshire, England Featured December Image

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