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"A Closer Look"

Vivien Chignell Christmas Card

By: Chignell, Vivien

An original Christmas card to the Penlee House staff, in mixed media by Vivien Chignell, a volunteer steward, 2010. The view is a person looking at the painting The Rain it Raineth.

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"Fisherman On The Way Home"

Oil Painting

By: Hemy, Charles Napier

"Fisherman on his way home" by Charles Napier Hemy - a sailing boat on a rough sea

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"Fishing Boats At St. Ives" By Mary McCrossan, Framed But Unsigned

Oil Painting

By: McCrossan, Mary

Fishing boats at St. Ives

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"Girl In Blue"

Watercolour

By: Rheam, Henry Meynell

"Girl in Blue" by Henry Rheam : a girl Effy James, leaning against the Newlyn harbour railings with a view of Newlyn harbour beyond

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"Three Fishers Went Sailing Away To The West", Aka Weighing Anchor, St Ives Harbour

Oil Painting

By: Robinson, Maria D. Webb

Three fishermen in a small boat in a very still St. Ives Harbour at sunset. The title is inspired by Charles Kingsley's poem.

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'A Woman Reading A Newspaper'

Oil Painting

By: Garstin, Norman

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'Beach At Dusk, St. Ives Harbour'

Oil Painting

By: Osborn, William Evelyn

Beach at Dusk, St. Ives Harbour by William E Osborn

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'Haycocks And Sun'

Oil Painting

By: Garstin, Norman

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'Mousehole Harbour' By Harold Harvey

Oil Painting

By: Harvey, Harold

Mousehole Harbour by Harold Harvey

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'Primrose Day'

Oil Painting

By: Bramley, Frank

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'The Cornish Riviera - The Land of Legend And Romance'

Lithographic Railway Poster

Underneath the title are the words 'The Famous Expresses of the Great Western Railway take you there. Paddington Station, Felix J C Pole, General Manager'. Poster has a view of St. Michael's Mount in the moonlight, the image is mainly purple.

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'The Past

Watercolour Painting

By: Langley, Walter

Old woman sitting by side of road in thoughtful position with cottages and workers in background

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'The West Wind' (design For Bookjacket)

Watercolour Painting

By: Taylor, Alfred E

Design for book cover. Images of various seascapes, both British and tropical climates.

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Charcoal Drawing

By: Ellis, Frances

A charcoal full length drawing of a clean-shaven young man, pulling a rope from an unknown source. He has a bare torso and his muscles are defined. There is a small shadow behind his feet but no back shading. On the reverse side is scribbled a few words in pencil, which are partly ineligible and most likely not related to the drawing. : 'Buddhist C by Reg. Flemin Johnston ?? etc ??? and my ?? etc ??'

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Charcoal Drawing

By: Ellis, Frances

A charcoal full length drawing of a nude bearded man, sitting in a relaxed position with his right arm supporting his head. He wears a hat and carries a small bag across his right shoulder. The paper used is of a darker shade and larger size than PEZPH : 2006.3-10.

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Charcoal Drawing

By: Ellis, Frances

A full length charcoal drawing of a young nude woman, sitting on a cloth draped box with her back on view. Her forearms rest on her knees and there is light back shading. On the reverse side of the paper is a drawing of an elderly woman, looking to the left. She wears a bun in her hair and there is back shading. The paper used is of a darker shade and larger size than PEZPH : 2006.3-10.

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(untitled)

Charcoal Drawing

By: Ellis, Frances

A charcoal portrait (head and shoulders) of a young man, looking to the right. Possibly a sketch of Stanhope Forbes. He has a handlebar moustache. On the reverse side of the paper is a drawing of a portrait of a young woman with a square jawline, wearing a cap.

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(untitled)

Charcoal Drawing

By: Ellis, Frances

A charcoal portrait (head and shoulders) of a young girl, looking to the right. She wears plaits in her hair and carries a neutral expression.

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Charcoal Drawing

By: Ellis, Frances

A charcoal portrait (head and shoulders) of an elderly woman, looking to the right. She sits on a high-backed ladder chair with her hair up. The height of the image has been reduced due to the edge being folded inwards to 600mm.

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Charcoal Drawing

By: Ellis, Frances

A charcoal portrait (head and shoulders) of an elderly man, looking to the left with his right hand up to his chin, with back shading. He has a beard and wears a dark jacket. There is a watermark on the paper : 'MBM (FRANCE)'. On the reverse side is a faint outline and drawn eye of the same face. The inscription 'wT' does not match Frances Ellis's initials, suggesting this drawing was produced by someone else, perhaps a student of the same Forbes' School of Painting.

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Charcoal Drawing

By: Ellis, Frances

A charcoal portrait (head and shoulders) of a young woman, looking down. She wears her hair in a low bun. On the reverse side of the paper is a rough sketch of the same model, but with a view from the front and not fully shaded in the background.

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(untitled)

Charcoal Drawing

By: Ellis, Frances

A charcoal portrait (head and shoulders) of an elderly man. He wears a jacket, overcoat and rimmed hat. He has a beard, moustache and his eyes are closed.

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A Bit of Old Penzance

Etching

By: Binns, H Etchel

Road leading round to a church. Probably Green Street, with St. Mary's Church in the background. Horse and cart on far left.

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A Cornish Fisher Woman (untitled)

Watercolour Painting

By: Todd, Ralph

Portrait of a young fisher woman with Newlyn Harbour in the background.

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A Cornish Volunteer

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By: unknown, signed JB

Framed watercolour of a Private in the Volunteer Infantry c.1794 to 1802, possibly a soldier in the 1798 Mounts Bay Volunteers, or the 1797 Mounts Bay Fusiliers.

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