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Images Dated 2018 December

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Carving a printing block at Crysede Island Works, St Ives, Cornwall. Probably 1930s Featured December Image

Carving a printing block at Crysede Island Works, St Ives, Cornwall. Probably 1930s

Keith Ross carving a printing block, watched by Tom Heron (right). Alec Walker left Mirfield, Yorkshire, in 1918 to set up a small experimental textile factory in Newlyn where wood-block printed silk fabrics and garments were designed and manufactured. By 1925 the Crysede venture had become a successful craft industry, employing many local people, which required larger premises. In 1926 the works moved to the former Western Pilchard cellar at the base of The Island in St Ives, where this photograph was taken. Photographer: Unknown

© From the collection of the RIC

George Criscuolo fitting an evening gown of Crysede silk, St Ives, Cornwall. Around 1927 Featured December Image

George Criscuolo fitting an evening gown of Crysede silk, St Ives, Cornwall. Around 1927

The gown is printed with the Pastoral design, fabric printed with the Zennor design is draped on the chair to the left and the fabric on the wall to the right bears the Isles of Scilly design. The model was Phyllis Hicks, later manageress of the St Ives shop and married to Tom Firth, one time chief dyer. Alec Walker left Mirfield, Yorkshire, in 1918 to set up a small experimental textile factory in Newlyn where wood-block printed silk fabrics and garments were designed and manufactured. By 1925 the Crysede venture had become a successful craft industry, employing many local people, which required larger premises. In 1926 the works moved to the Island Works housed in the former Western Pilchard cellar at the base of The Island in St Ives. Photographer: Unknown

© From the collection of the RIC

The Lodge, Clowance, Crowan, Cornwall. Probably 1907 Featured December Image

The Lodge, Clowance, Crowan, Cornwall. Probably 1907

The Lodge at the entrance to Clowance House. Clowance was formerly the home of the St Aubyn family, from around 1380 to 1923. The family's residence is now St Michael's Mount, which had been a subsidiary family home since 1669. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

© From the collection of the RIC

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