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12 photographs of Penzance housed in cardboard sleeve

12 photographs of Penzance housed in cardboard sleeve

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1st of 6 postcards recording a trip to the Scilly Isles

The 1st of 6 postcards shows a crowd of people on the deck of the Lyonesse with a lady leaning over the railings on the right looking at the white spray of the rough sea.

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2nd of 6 postcards of a trip on the Lyonesse

This is the 2nd of 6 postcards showing the bow of the Lyonesse with various passengers clinging onto its sides as it ploughs through rough seas.

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3rd of 6 postcards of the Lyonesse

The 3rd postcard of 6 shows two ladies holding onto their hats and the railings of the Lyonesse. There is a wave behind them and various men in the background.

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4th of 6 postcards of people on the Lyonesse

This postcard shows the 4th stage of a trip on the Lyonesse. There is only 1 lady standing but she is leaning over the railings of the boat and the rest are all kneeling on the deck with their heads over the side of the boat evidently being very ill!

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5th of 6 postcards recording a trip on the Lyonesse

This the 5th postcard again shows a line of sea sick people holding onto the sides of the Lyonesse as it goes through rough seas. There is only one person standing, a lady holding onto her hat and the side of the boat.

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6th of 6 postcards of a trip on the Lyonesse

The last in the collection, this shows men and women, now without their hats, being ill over the side of the boat with the rough sea behind them.

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A 1 verse poem entitled Doant Ee Worry Bout Nothin

A 1 verse poem entitled Doant Ee Worry Bout Nothin

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A 2 verse poem about the life of the cornish

The title is written across an outline of cornwall in a box. On the left of this box appears a train and on the right appears a ship. At the bottom of the card, beneath the poem there are the words, 'Cornish Greetings' written.

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A cabinet card of 'Arthur Gill', possible son of Ada and William Gill, most likely a friend of JR Branwell and his family, who lived at Penlee House. Below left is printed 'F. Argall 1st bronze medal R.C Polytechnic 1882' and 'High Cross Truro'. Nothing is printed on the reverse.

A cabinet card of 'Arthur Gill', possible son of Ada and William Gill, most likely a friend of JR Branwell and his family, who lived at Penlee House. Below left is printed 'F. Argall 1st bronze medal R.C Polytechnic 1882' and 'High Cross Truro'. Nothing is printed on the reverse.

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