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A photograph of Branwell's Corner in Penzance; the original Grocers shop here from 1829 was 'RM Branwell and Sons', belonging to JR Branwell's father, Robert Matthews Branwell. It is now known as Greenmarket, where Tregenza grocers is based. Others identifiable shops include 'Polsue &..' to the right, 'N.J Hall Genuine tea and grocery warehouse' in front, 'A.S ?? Maker' to the left and 'Fry & Sons Pure Cocoa' to the far left. Three horse and carriages are on the road, two of then in motion with passengers.

A photograph of Branwell's Corner in Penzance; the original Grocers shop here from 1829 was 'RM Branwell and Sons', belonging to JR Branwell's father, Robert Matthews Branwell. It is now known as Greenmarket, where Tregenza grocers is based. Others identifiable shops include 'Polsue &..' to the right, 'N.J Hall Genuine tea and grocery warehouse' in front, 'A.S ?? Maker' to the left and 'Fry & Sons Pure Cocoa' to the far left. Three horse and carriages are on the road, two of then in motion with passengers.

Acquisition date: 1990-01-01

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A photograph of (from left) JR Branwell, an unknown man and woman, Edith Branwell, John Branwell, Alfred Branwell and an unknown girl. Elizabeth Branwell is seated in front. They are standing to the south side of Penlee House, with the bay window of the drawing room to the right. JR Branwell is taking some snuff from the unknown man's snuff box, whilst John Branwell is smoking.

A photograph of (from left) JR Branwell, an unknown man and woman, Edith Branwell, John Branwell, Alfred Branwell and an unknown girl. Elizabeth Branwell is seated in front. They are standing to the south side of Penlee House, with the bay window of the drawing room to the right. JR Branwell is taking some snuff from the unknown man's snuff box, whilst John Branwell is smoking.

Acquisition date: 1990-01-01

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A photograph of an unknown man sitting on a wooden bench, most likely within the grounds of Penlee House, because the bench has appeared in other photographs in this location. His top hat sits on the bench and he holds a closed black umbrella, wearing checkered trousers, a dark jacket and glasses.

A photograph of an unknown man sitting on a wooden bench, most likely within the grounds of Penlee House, because the bench has appeared in other photographs in this location. His top hat sits on the bench and he holds a closed black umbrella, wearing checkered trousers, a dark jacket and glasses.

Acquisition date: 1990-01-01

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A photograph of the Old Inn at Gulval Churchtown, which has a thatched roof. A schoolboy stands in the doorway. The sign states 'The Old Inn'. In 1895, the building was demolished and Richard Foster Bolitho of Ponsandane erected 'The New Inn' in it's place, which is now known as the 'Coldstreamer Inn'.

A photograph of the Old Inn at Gulval Churchtown, which has a thatched roof. A schoolboy stands in the doorway. The sign states 'The Old Inn'. In 1895, the building was demolished and Richard Foster Bolitho of Ponsandane erected 'The New Inn' in it's place, which is now known as the 'Coldstreamer Inn'.

Acquisition date: 1990-01-01

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A photograph of a view of Newlyn and it's harbour taken from above the Pilchard Works.

A photograph of a view of Newlyn and it's harbour taken from above the Pilchard Works.

Acquisition date: 1990-01-01

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A photograph of a granite bridge with a horse and carriage travelling over it. A river runs underneath. The amount of greenery present suggests it may be Bleu Bridge in Gulval, which similarly has iron railings and stacked supports.

A photograph of a granite bridge with a horse and carriage travelling over it. A river runs underneath. The amount of greenery present suggests it may be Bleu Bridge in Gulval, which similarly has iron railings and stacked supports.

Acquisition date: 1990-01-01

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A photograph of (left to right) Elizabeth Branwell (sitting), her second daughter Edith and JR Branwell (sitting). They are in the dining room at Penlee House. Lace curtains covers the window.

A photograph of (left to right) Elizabeth Branwell (sitting), her second daughter Edith and JR Branwell (sitting). They are in the dining room at Penlee House. Lace curtains covers the window.

Acquisition date: 1990-01-01

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A photograph of the vine house within the walled kitchen garden at Penlee. Elizabeth Branwell, who lived at Penlee House, sits within. Her grandchild, Herbert Thomas, Laura's son, stands next to her.

A photograph of the vine house within the walled kitchen garden at Penlee. Elizabeth Branwell, who lived at Penlee House, sits within. Her grandchild, Herbert Thomas, Laura's son, stands next to her.

Acquisition date: 1990-01-01

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A photograph of (left to right sitting) Edith Branwell, Elizabeth Branwell and JR Branwell. They are in the dining room at Penlee House. Lace curtains covers the window. JR Branwell holds a newspaper, sitting on a chaise-lounge, whilst Edith reads a book.

A photograph of (left to right sitting) Edith Branwell, Elizabeth Branwell and JR Branwell. They are in the dining room at Penlee House. Lace curtains covers the window. JR Branwell holds a newspaper, sitting on a chaise-lounge, whilst Edith reads a book.

Acquisition date: 1990-01-01

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A photograph of Hawkes Cottage and Alverton Road in Alverton. Pictured during thew snow blizzards of 1890 and 1891. Two boys stand with baskets in the road.

A photograph of Hawkes Cottage and Alverton Road in Alverton. Pictured during thew snow blizzards of 1890 and 1891. Two boys stand with baskets in the road.

Acquisition date: 1990-01-01

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