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Penlee House is a Gallery, Museum, Cafe and Shop. Situated within Penlee Park, a space to reflect and great for family visits.

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A space for exhibitions & events

Alongside our Exhibition programme we run a variety of community events and workshops. The Newlyn School and Social history galleries change often. Find out what’s on.

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A space to learn

Penlee House is committed to lifelong learning. We run workshops for all age groups and offer a school workshop programme.

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A space for all

Built in 1865, as the home of the Branwell family. Penlee House is home to many paintings by members of the Newlyn School. It is also home to the Penzance Natural History and Antiquarian Society collection.

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The Greenmarket in Penzance PEZPH : 1999.217


Full Name: coloured lithograph

Brief Description: This is a photograph of a coloured engraving by J S Prout of Greenmarket, Penzance and was printed and published by J P Vibert in 1831 which is PEZPH 1999.217. Left to right are two figures with baskets by a raised, possible drained, area; an inn with a raised storey; a shopping arcade (Polkinghorne) with a stall outside; the market cross from which Penzance Borough extended half a mile; scrolled roof edging; woman fetching water from the chute; oil or gas lamp.


Person: Prout, John Skinner

Date: b 1806 , d 1876

Production Date: undated

Image Height: 135 mm

Image Width: 200 mm

Medium: ink

Support: paper

Surround: 212 mm

Category: Fine Art

If you are interested in learning more about this item please contact us and reference "PEZPH : 1999.217"

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