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Background imagePolperro Collection: Five little girls, Polperro, Cornwall. 1860-1870s

Five little girls, Polperro, Cornwall. 1860-1870s
A group of five young girls, comprising two older girls, two toddlers and a baby. The second from the left is probably Jane Ann Libby

Background imagePolperro Collection: Four fishermen, Polperro, Cornwall. Probably 1860s-1870s

Four fishermen, Polperro, Cornwall. Probably 1860s-1870s
The four fishermen are, from left to right: James Curtis (grandfather of Emma Oliver), Jack Langmaid, William Rowe and William Oliver

Background imagePolperro Collection: Harbour walls, Polperro, Cornwall. Probably 1861

Harbour walls, Polperro, Cornwall. Probably 1861
The inner and outer harbour walls from the landward side with boats and men on the inner wall. The Prince of Wales Pier was about to be built, the foundation stone being laid on 5th September 1861

Background imagePolperro Collection: West of harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. 3rd June 1904

West of harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. 3rd June 1904
Jane Marks, who married Charles Jolliffe, knitting on the cliff path to the west of the harbour. The man may be Wilf Marks, a name marked on one of the original prints. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imagePolperro Collection: View of harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. Probably 1860s-1870s

View of harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. Probably 1860s-1870s
View over roofs towards Chapel Rock, also known as Peak Rock, from Osprey Cottage on the eastern cliff. Boats are moored in the harbour

Background imagePolperro Collection: Portrait of Hannah Rowett, Polperro, Cornwall. Around 1860

Portrait of Hannah Rowett, Polperro, Cornwall. Around 1860
Portrait of Hannah Rowett, born 1850, a cousin of Robert and Frank Rendle. Photographic print from the manuscript The History of Polperro by Thomas Q

Background imagePolperro Collection: Five young boys, Polperro, Cornwall. 1860-1870s

Five young boys, Polperro, Cornwall. 1860-1870s
Five young boys sitting on steps with their musical instruments, namely an accordion, triangle, tambourine, and a zither which is held by two boys

Background imagePolperro Collection: Fishing boats, Polperro, Cornwall. Possibly 1940s

Fishing boats, Polperro, Cornwall. Possibly 1940s
Polperro Harbour with fishing boats: FY185, FY20, FY30, FY52 and possibly FY12. Houses can be seen extending up the hillside/cliffside. Photographer: Unknown

Background imagePolperro Collection: Fishing boats off Chapel Rock, Polperro, Cornwall. Probably 1860s-1870s

Fishing boats off Chapel Rock, Polperro, Cornwall. Probably 1860s-1870s
A view of fishing boats moored off Chapel Rock, also known as Peak Rock, probably waiting for high water to enter the harbour

Background imagePolperro Collection: Picnic party on Cliffs, Polperro, Cornwall. Probably early 1860s

Picnic party on Cliffs, Polperro, Cornwall. Probably early 1860s
Unidentified group in their Sunday best enjoying a picnic on the cliff on the east side of the harbour. Fishing nets can be seen draped over the Duke of Cornwall pier

Background imagePolperro Collection: The harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. Probably 1860s-1870s

The harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. Probably 1860s-1870s
The harbour from the slipway near The Three Pilchards. Amongst the moored boats are those with registration numbers 23FY, 49FY, 351(?)FY, 50FY and 78FY

Background imagePolperro Collection: The village, Polperro, Cornwall. Probably 1860s-1870s

The village, Polperro, Cornwall. Probably 1860s-1870s
Houses and the waterfront on the east side of the village with lime kiln in the background. Island House is the property end-on in the foreground

Background imagePolperro Collection: The village, Polperro, Cornwall. Probably 1860s-1870s

The village, Polperro, Cornwall. Probably 1860s-1870s
A view across the village including the house where Lewis Harding processed his photographs. This is the house on the right and is now called Osprey Cottage

Background imagePolperro Collection: Five young ladies, Polperro, Cornwall. 1860-1870s

Five young ladies, Polperro, Cornwall. 1860-1870s
Five young ladies in their Sunday best clothes. Photographic print from the manuscript The History of Polperro by Thomas Q

Background imagePolperro Collection: Houses on the hillside, Polperro, Cornwall. 1860-1870s

Houses on the hillside, Polperro, Cornwall. 1860-1870s
Houses on the hillside with children playing in The Warren. Photographic print from the manuscript The History of Polperro by Thomas Q

Background imagePolperro Collection: John Geach, Polperro, Cornwall. Before 1893

John Geach, Polperro, Cornwall. Before 1893
A portrait of John Geach, a Polperro fisherman. Photographer: Lewis Harding

Background imagePolperro Collection: The village, Polperro, Cornwall. Probably 1860s-1870s

The village, Polperro, Cornwall. Probably 1860s-1870s
A view taken from Osprey Cottage of the southern end of the village with the houses on the western side and the path leading to Chapel Rock, also known as Peak Rock

Background imagePolperro Collection: The outer harbour with boats, Polperro, Cornwall. Probably 1861

The outer harbour with boats, Polperro, Cornwall. Probably 1861
A view of the outer harbour with boats, from the inner harbour at low tide. The Prince of Wales Pier was about to be built, the foundation stone being laid on 5th September 1861

Background imagePolperro Collection: The outer harbour approach with boats off Chapel Rock, Polperro, Cornwall. Probably 1860s-1870s

The outer harbour approach with boats off Chapel Rock, Polperro, Cornwall. Probably 1860s-1870s
A view of the harbour approach with fishing boats moored off Chapel Rock, also known as Peak Rock. The photograph is taken from the outer harbour wall, with men and boys and possibly Jonathan Couch

Background imagePolperro Collection: Harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. 1860-1870s

Harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. 1860-1870s
A schooner and other vessels in the harbour with Chapel Rock, also known as Peak Rock, behind. The net loft can be seen on the right hand side of the photograph. Philip M

Background imagePolperro Collection: Harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. 1860-1870s

Harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. 1860-1870s
View over the south harbour wall with boats at low tide. A steamer (or schooner) can be seen beyond Chapel Rock, also known as Peak Rock

Background imagePolperro Collection: Portrait of a lady, Polperro, Cornwall. 1860-1870s

Portrait of a lady, Polperro, Cornwall. 1860-1870s
Full length portrait of a lady holding a book. Philip M. Correll (1992) identified the woman as " The school lady of the day"

Background imagePolperro Collection: Chapel Rock / Peak Rock, Polperro, Cornwall. 1860s

Chapel Rock / Peak Rock, Polperro, Cornwall. 1860s
A view of Chapel Rock, also known as Peak Rock, and the entrance to Polperro harbour. An open boat with a number of people can be seen in the foreground. Lobster pots have been left to dry

Background imagePolperro Collection: River, Polperro, Cornwall, 1914

River, Polperro, Cornwall, 1914
View of the river running between the village houses. Note the house extension in the middle ground of the picture. It is supported by eight wooden props

Background imagePolperro Collection: Harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. 1860-1870s

Harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. 1860-1870s
Vessels in the outer harbour at Polperro with Chapel Rock, also known as Peak Rock, behind. Photographic print from the manuscript The History of Polperro by Thomas Q

Background imagePolperro Collection: Picnic party on Cliffs, Polperro, Cornwall. 1860-1870s

Picnic party on Cliffs, Polperro, Cornwall. 1860-1870s
Unidentified group of visitors enjoying a picnic on the cliff on the west side of the village, on Chapel Cliff above Peak Rock

Background imagePolperro Collection: Harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. 1914

Harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. 1914
Fishing boats and houses at the back of the harbour. Photographer: Herbert Hughes?

Background imagePolperro Collection: The harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

The harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
General view of Polperro Harbour with ships at anchor. Photographer: Unknown

Background imagePolperro Collection: Polperro, Cornwall. 1904

Polperro, Cornwall. 1904
Children sitting on the steps, with a curious cat watching them. Harbour can be glimpsed in background. Photographer: Unknown

Background imagePolperro Collection: Cove below Harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Cove below Harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Cove below harbour looking seawards with fishing boats. Photographer: Alexander Edward Hurford

Background imagePolperro Collection: House, Polperro, Cornwall. 1914

House, Polperro, Cornwall. 1914
Backyard of house, partially slate hung. Photographer: Herbert Hughes?

Background imagePolperro Collection: Street scene, Polperro, Cornwall. 1904

Street scene, Polperro, Cornwall. 1904
View along a street on a sunny day in Polperro. Note the three young children playing and the fishermans oilskin trousers hanging on a door to dry at the right of the picture

Background imagePolperro Collection: Harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. 1904

Harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. 1904
Boats in a corner of the harbour. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imagePolperro Collection: Harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. 1904

Harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. 1904
A view from the cliff into the harbour. A photography party is standing on the cliff path with camera equipment. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imagePolperro Collection: Harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. 1904

Harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. 1904
The harbour at low tide full of fishing boats, including Nita, Ruby, Naomi, Mary and Two Sisters. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imagePolperro Collection: Harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. 1914

Harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. 1914
The harbour looking inwards, with fishing boats at high tide. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imagePolperro Collection: House on waterfront, Polperro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

House on waterfront, Polperro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
House on waterfront, Polperro, Cornwall. Photographer: Unknown

Background imagePolperro Collection: General view, Polperro, Cornwall. Pre-1900

General view, Polperro, Cornwall. Pre-1900
View over village looking seawards. Photographer: Surgeon Captain John Campbell

Background imagePolperro Collection: Langallos Street, Polperro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Langallos Street, Polperro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Langallos Street showing Couchs House on right in background. Photographer: Unknown

Background imagePolperro Collection: Harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. June 1904

Harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. June 1904
General view over the harbour from the sea, at low tide, with rowing boats. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imagePolperro Collection: Harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. Late 1800s / early 1900s

Harbour, Polperro, Cornwall. Late 1800s / early 1900s
Men working on boat tied up at quay. Furled sails and clear decks suggests men were engaged in maintenance or routine repairs. Photographer: Unknown

Background imagePolperro Collection: Langallos Street, Polperro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Langallos Street, Polperro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
The hanging sign Joan the Wad refers to a lucky charm. Joan the Wad was Queen of the Pixies in Cornish Mythology. Photographer: Unknown


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