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A photograph of a view of Lands End.

A photograph of a view of Lands End.

Acquisition date: 1990-01-01

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A photograph of a male swimmer dressed in a striped bathing suit preparing to dive off the diving board at a bathing spot at Battery Rocks. The Wharf was known as Batten or Couch's Wharf. A couple of boats sit in the water below.

A photograph of a male swimmer dressed in a striped bathing suit preparing to dive off the diving board at a bathing spot at Battery Rocks. The Wharf was known as Batten or Couch's Wharf. A couple of boats sit in the water below.

Acquisition date: 1990-01-01

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A portrait photograph of Edith Branwell, second daughter of JR and Elizabeth Branwell, who lived at Penlee House. She stands in front of a white background wearing a high necked dress with buttons.

A portrait photograph of Edith Branwell, second daughter of JR and Elizabeth Branwell, who lived at Penlee House. She stands in front of a white background wearing a high necked dress with buttons.

Acquisition date: 1990-01-01

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A portrait photograph of Marion Mudge, nee Branwell, third daughter of JR and Elizabeth Branwell, who lived at Penlee House. She stands in front of a white background wearing a high necked dress with decorative lace.

A portrait photograph of Marion Mudge, nee Branwell, third daughter of JR and Elizabeth Branwell, who lived at Penlee House. She stands in front of a white background wearing a high necked dress with decorative lace.

Acquisition date: 1990-01-01

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A photograph of two unknown ladies, the first sitting, within the grounds of Penlee. The same wicker chair is used as in PEZPH :1993.43.5, PEZPH :1993.43.8-9 and PEZPH :1993.43.14-15, PEZPH : 1993.43.20, PEZPH : 1993.43.30-31, PEZPH : 1993.43.38, PEZPH : 1993.43.55 and PEZPH : 1993.43.67.3-5.

A photograph of two unknown ladies, the first sitting, within the grounds of Penlee. The same wicker chair is used as in PEZPH :1993.43.5, PEZPH :1993.43.8-9 and PEZPH :1993.43.14-15, PEZPH : 1993.43.20, PEZPH : 1993.43.30-31, PEZPH : 1993.43.38, PEZPH : 1993.43.55 and PEZPH : 1993.43.67.3-5.

Acquisition date: 1990-01-01

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A photograph of Robert Matthews Branwell, Father of JR Branwell, who lived at Penlee House. The photograph is taken from a portrait painting.

A photograph of Robert Matthews Branwell, Father of JR Branwell, who lived at Penlee House. The photograph is taken from a portrait painting.

Acquisition date: 1990-01-01

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A portrait photograph of an unknown man. In a later image PEZPH : 1993.45.105, he is pictured holding a trowel in the garden of Penlee, suggesting he was a gardener.

A portrait photograph of an unknown man. In a later image PEZPH : 1993.45.105, he is pictured holding a trowel in the garden of Penlee, suggesting he was a gardener.

Acquisition date: 1990-01-01

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A photograph of a number of Cornish luggers moored up on the beach with the South Pier to the right. Left to right they are 'PZ. 388', 'PZ. 506', '120 PZ.' and 'PZ. 41'. To the far right is the granite pier. Five men stand in a group to the right in the foreground wearing typical fishermen clothing of the period.

A photograph of a number of Cornish luggers moored up on the beach with the South Pier to the right. Left to right they are 'PZ. 388', 'PZ. 506', '120 PZ.' and 'PZ. 41'. To the far right is the granite pier. Five men stand in a group to the right in the foreground wearing typical fishermen clothing of the period.

Acquisition date: 1990-01-01

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A photograph of a thatched cottage near the Bowjey, Newlyn. One woman stands in the doorway with three other women talking to the right. The entrance is cobbled with a dirt road leading up pass the building.

A photograph of a thatched cottage near the Bowjey, Newlyn. One woman stands in the doorway with three other women talking to the right. The entrance is cobbled with a dirt road leading up pass the building.

Acquisition date: 1990-01-01

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A photograph of a number of Cornish luggers at the North pier at Newlyn. The front boat can be identified as 'PZ 132'. All but the second have their sails rolled up and groups of men stand on the pier. It can be dated between 1886=1892, between which times the North Pier was built, and then extended.

A photograph of a number of Cornish luggers at the North pier at Newlyn. The front boat can be identified as 'PZ 132'. All but the second have their sails rolled up and groups of men stand on the pier. It can be dated between 1886=1892, between which times the North Pier was built, and then extended.

Acquisition date: 1990-01-01

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