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Carnon Viaduct, Perranwell, Cornwall. Around 1925 Featured Perranwell Image

Carnon Viaduct, Perranwell, Cornwall. Around 1925

Isambard Kingdom Brunel's original wooden viaduct crossing the Carnon valley, which opened in 1863. It was replaced in 1933 by a stone structure. Glass lantern slide from a lecture, entitled Some Historic Cornish Beauty Spots, given by Cornishman and amateur photographer, Major Arthur William Gill, in around 1925. He was well known in Cornwall and elsewhere during the 1920s and 1930s for his presentations of stills and cine film to many groups including The Royal Institution of Cornwall, Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society and the London Cornish Society. The quarter plate slides which he took prolifically with his ordinary camera are, in many cases, colour. These were painted by his own hand to great effect

© From the collection of the RIC