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Pilchard drift boat, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall. July to August 1893
Pilchard drift boat on the River Kenwyn at Back Quay in Truro showing Samuel Brokenshires carriage factory in the background. A number of carts and carriages are parked on the quay, with a number of onlookers who are possibly workers from the factory. The coach builder, Samuel Brokenshire (also a shoeing smith) is recorded in Kellys Directory, 1889, at Back Quay, Royal Hotel Yard, Truro. The boat, 364FH, was registered in Falmouth. The main Fisheries Exhibition site was a field at the top of Lemon Street and the exhibition ran from 25th July 1893 for a month. Number 12 in a series of glass lantern slides recording the Fisheries Exhibition. Photographer: Unknown
TRURI : Sfish.47
Media ID 18842875
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