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Looe Collection

Background imageLooe Collection: The Banjo Pier at Looe, Cornwall, c. 1930

The Banjo Pier at Looe, Cornwall, c. 1930
A GWR publicity view of the Banjo Pier at Looe in Cornwall, c.1930. The pier was the first of its type built in the world and is so called because it looks like a banjo from above

Background imageLooe Collection: Looe Bridge, Cornwall, c. 1930

Looe Bridge, Cornwall, c. 1930
A GWR publicity view of Looe Bridge in Cornwall, c.1930. This is the 1853 stone bridge which connects the western and eastern sides of the coastal town of Looe

Background imageLooe Collection: Looe, Cornwall, August 1936

Looe, Cornwall, August 1936
A GWR Publicity view of the small coastal town of Looe in Cornwall, August 1936. Holidaymakers are swimming in the sea just off East Looe Beach with small fishing boats further out in the water

Background imageLooe Collection: Entrance to Looe Harbour, Cornwall, August 1936

Entrance to Looe Harbour, Cornwall, August 1936
A GWR publicity view of the coastal town of Looe in Cornwall. Taken in August 1936 this image shows the entrance to harbour at low tide with people boarding a small boat

Background imageLooe Collection: Looe Quay, Cornwall, August 1936

Looe Quay, Cornwall, August 1936
A GWR publicity view of the quay at Looe in Cornwall, August 1936, showing men on the deck of a boat moored up in the harbour with wooden crates filled with rope or fishing nets

Background imageLooe Collection: East Looe Beach, Cornwall, August 1936

East Looe Beach, Cornwall, August 1936
A GWR publicity view of East Looe Beach on the Cornish coast, August 1936. This image was taken from the cliff overlooking the beach

Background imageLooe Collection: Looking Upstream at Looe, Cornwall, c. 1930

Looking Upstream at Looe, Cornwall, c. 1930
A GWR publicity view of the coastal town of Looe in Cornwall, c.1930. This image was taken from the river bank and is looking upstream showing the quay

Background imageLooe Collection: St Keynes Well, near Looe, Cornwall, March 1924

St Keynes Well, near Looe, Cornwall, March 1924
A GWR publicity image of St Keynes Well, near the coastal town of Looe in Cornwall. This photograph was taken in March 1924 some 12 years before the lane where the holy well is sited was widened

Background imageLooe Collection: Looe Beach and Island, Cornwall, August 1951

Looe Beach and Island, Cornwall, August 1951
A GWR publicity view of East Looe Beach and St Georges Island, Cornwall, August 1951. Holidaymakers are lounging on the beach

Background imageLooe Collection: Looe, Banjo Pier and Beach, Cornwall, August 1951

Looe, Banjo Pier and Beach, Cornwall, August 1951
A GWR publicity view of the Banjo Pier at Looe and East Looe Beach in Cornwall, August 1951. The pier was the first of its type built in the world

Background imageLooe Collection: Looe Harbour, Cornwall, August 1951

Looe Harbour, Cornwall, August 1951
A GWR publicity view of Looe Harbour and Bridge in Cornwall, August 1951, showing small boats at the quay and harbour lining the banks of the river

Background imageLooe Collection: Looe Beach from Banjo Quay, Cornwall, August 1951

Looe Beach from Banjo Quay, Cornwall, August 1951
A GWR publicity view of the coastal town of Looe and East Looe Beach in Cornwall. Taken in August 1951 from the banjo pier this image shows holidaymakers taking a stroll along the pier

Background imageLooe Collection: Looe Beach, Cornwall, August 1951

Looe Beach, Cornwall, August 1951
A GWR publicity view of East Looe Beach and the coastal town of Looe in Cornwall, August 1951. This image was probably taken from a boat on the water looking back to the shore

Background imageLooe Collection: Banjo Quay and Beach at Looe, Cornwall, August 1951

Banjo Quay and Beach at Looe, Cornwall, August 1951
A GWR publicity view of the Banjo Pier at Looe in Cornwall, August 1951. The pier was the first of its type built in the world and is so called because it looks like a banjo from above

Background imageLooe Collection: East Looe Beach, Cornwall, August 1951

East Looe Beach, Cornwall, August 1951
A GWR publicity view of East Looe Beach in Cornwall, August 1951, showing holidaymakers covering the sand. Couples and families are lounging in deckchairs enjoying the sunshine

Background imageLooe Collection: Looe Harbour and Bridge, Cornwall, August 1951

Looe Harbour and Bridge, Cornwall, August 1951
A GWR publicity view of Looe harbour and bridge, Cornwall, August 1951. The stone bridge was built in 1853 and connects the western and eastern sides of the town

Background imageLooe Collection: The Banjo Pier at Looe, Cornwall, August 1936

The Banjo Pier at Looe, Cornwall, August 1936
A GWR publicity view of the Banjo Pier at Looe in Cornwall, August 1936. The pier was the first of its type built in the world and is so called because it looks like a banjo from above

Background imageLooe Collection: Looe Bay, Cornwall, August 1936

Looe Bay, Cornwall, August 1936
A GWR publicity view of the coastal town of Looe and Looe Bay, Cornwall, August 1936. This image shows the Banjo Pier at the Looe Estuary

Background imageLooe Collection: Looe Quay, Cornwall, c. 1930

Looe Quay, Cornwall, c. 1930
A GWR publicity view of the coastal town of Looe in Cornwall, taken looking upstream in c.1930. The church tower of The Parish of Saint Nicholas is in the bottom right of the image

Background imageLooe Collection: Looe Ferry, Cornwall, March 1924

Looe Ferry, Cornwall, March 1924
A GWR publicity view of the ferry landing stage at the town of Looe in Cornwall, March 1924. Small boats line the shore in the foreground while people are walking along the slipway by the harbour

Background imageLooe Collection: Looe, Cornwall, March 1924

Looe, Cornwall, March 1924
A GWR publicity view of the coastal town of Looe in Cornwall, taken in March 1924 and looking upstream. The church tower of The Parish of Saint Nicholas is in the bottom right of the image


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