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Cornwall Collection (#5)

Travel and tourism images from the GWR Publicity Department

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Background imageCornwall Collection: Coverack, Cornwall, July 1923

Coverack, Cornwall, July 1923
View of the village of Coverack, Cornwall in summer 1923. The water in the bay is like glass and reflects some of the cottages on the hill

Background imageCornwall Collection: Coverack, Cornwall, c. 1920s

Coverack, Cornwall, c. 1920s
View of the village of Coverack, Cornwall in the early 20th century. The garden of a cottage overlooks the bay and the beach

Background imageCornwall Collection: Lands End, Cornwall, February 1924

Lands End, Cornwall, February 1924
View of the cliffs at Lands End, Cornwall in February, 1924. It is a clear day and the sea is crashing onto the rocks

Background imageCornwall Collection: Lands End - Natural Arch, December 1925

Lands End - Natural Arch, December 1925
A view of Lands End, Cornwall in 1925, featuring a natural arch and layers of strata in the rock. The arch is known as Enys Dodnan and is visible from the South West Coast Path

Background imageCornwall Collection: Roche Chapel, Cornwall, c. 1920s

Roche Chapel, Cornwall, c. 1920s
View of Roche Chapel, Cornwall, c.1920s. The medieval ruins of the chapel dedicated to St. Michael juts out of the granite rock near the Cornish village of Roche

Background imageCornwall Collection: The Golf Course - Lelant, Cornwall, February 1924

The Golf Course - Lelant, Cornwall, February 1924
A view of two gentlemen and their caddies putting on the 15th green at the Golf Course at Lelant, Cornwall in February 1924. The dunes at Hayle Sands can be seen on the right

Background imageCornwall Collection: Bodinnick, Cornwall, July 1947

Bodinnick, Cornwall, July 1947
View of Bodinnick village from Fowey, Cornwall in July 1947, showing the Bodinnick Ferry landing area and The Old Ferry Inn

Background imageCornwall Collection: Falmouth - Castle Beach, July 1934

Falmouth - Castle Beach, July 1934
View of Castle Beach & Pendennis Head, Falmouth, Cornwall in July 1934. An exotic tree offers shade to guests staying at the Gwendra Hotel along Cliff Road

Background imageCornwall Collection: Falmouth - Pendennis Head, September 1930

Falmouth - Pendennis Head, September 1930
View of Pendennis Head, Falmouth, Cornwall. Shows Pendennis Castle from Cliff Road, Castle Beach in September 1930. Lush Cornish vegetation lines the road

Background imageCornwall Collection: Falmouth - Restormel Gateway, September 1930

Falmouth - Restormel Gateway, September 1930
View of the Restormel Gateway from the top of Pikes Hill and Restormel Terrace in Falmouth in September 1930. A couple are walking up the hill past the gateway

Background imageCornwall Collection: Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, Cornwall, 1924

Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, Cornwall, 1924
A view of Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, Cornwall, 1924. Taken from Cliff Road by Castle Beach the fortifications are clear to see and unobscured by tree growth

Background imageCornwall Collection: Falmouth, Cornwall, 1924

Falmouth, Cornwall, 1924
A view of the town of Falmouth from Flushing in the sunshine, 1924. Across the harbour and the Penryn River there are a number of small boats, yachts and fishing vessels

Background imageCornwall Collection: Flushing, Cornwall, 1924

Flushing, Cornwall, 1924
A view of the picturesque village of Flushing, Cornwall across the Penryn River from Falmouth in 1924. There are small rowing and sailing boats out on the water

Background imageCornwall Collection: Carlyon Bay, Cornwall c. 1930s

Carlyon Bay, Cornwall c. 1930s
A view of Carlyon Bay, Cornwall c.1930s. The Carlyon Bay Hotel is on the top of the cliffs overlooking the bay in the sunshine

Background imageCornwall Collection: Carlyon Bay, Crinnis Beach, Cornwall, c. 1934

Carlyon Bay, Crinnis Beach, Cornwall, c. 1934
View from the cliffs at Carlyon Bay, Crinnis Beach looking down on the Cornish Riviera Club c.1934. A couple are playing tennis on one of the many tennis courts

Background imageCornwall Collection: Bude town from Summerleaze Crescent, 1923

Bude town from Summerleaze Crescent, 1923
View of Bude town from Summerleaze Crescent in the sunshine in 1923. A lone woman walks down the path past a large building (now Adventure International) on her way into town

Background imageCornwall Collection: Recreation Ground at Bude, August 1930

Recreation Ground at Bude, August 1930
View of the Recreation Ground in Bude in August 1930 with people playing tennis and bowls in the sunshine. Compass Point (the pepper pot ), Bude Castle and St

Background imageCornwall Collection: Summerleaze Bathing Pool, Bude, August 1930

Summerleaze Bathing Pool, Bude, August 1930
A view of Bude sea pool at Summerleaze Beach soon after it opened in 1930. Children are enjoying the paddling pool and main pool whilst adults watch on from the rocks

Background imageCornwall Collection: Penzance Lido, late 1930s

Penzance Lido, late 1930s
A GWR publicity view of the art deco lido, now Jubilee Pool in Penzance, Cornwall, taken in the late 1930s

Background imageCornwall Collection: St Michaels Mount, Marazion, August 1935

St Michaels Mount, Marazion, August 1935
View across to St Michaels Mount, with a man in the foreground playing a banjo. The causeway is seen here at low tide

Background imageCornwall Collection: St Mawes Harbour, Cornwall, July 1934

St Mawes Harbour, Cornwall, July 1934
A GWR publicity view of St Mawes harbour in Cornwall looking towards the Ship and Castle Hotel, July 1934

Background imageCornwall Collection: St Mawes Harbour, Cornwall, September 1937

St Mawes Harbour, Cornwall, September 1937
A GWR publicity view along the quayside of St Mawes in Cornwall to the Ship and Castle Hotel, September 1937

Background imageCornwall Collection: Treen Castle Rocks near Porthcurno, Cornwall, 1924

Treen Castle Rocks near Porthcurno, Cornwall, 1924
A view of Logan's Rock also known as Treen Castle Rocks near Porthcurno at the south western tip of Cornwall, taken in July 1924

Background imageCornwall Collection: The Beach and Cliffs at Porthcurno, Cornwall, 1928

The Beach and Cliffs at Porthcurno, Cornwall, 1928
A view of the beach and rocky coastline at Porthcurno on the southern tip of Cornwall, taken in July 1924. A woman poses on a rock with a parasol in the summer sunshine

Background imageCornwall Collection: The Beach and Cliffs at Porthcurno, Cornwall, 1928

The Beach and Cliffs at Porthcurno, Cornwall, 1928
A view of the beach and rocky coastline at Porthcurno on the southern tip of Cornwall, taken in August 1928

Background imageCornwall Collection: The Beach and Cliffs at Porthcurno, Cornwall, 1928

The Beach and Cliffs at Porthcurno, Cornwall, 1928
A view of the beach and rocky coastline at Porthcurno on the southern tip of Cornwall, taken in August 1928

Background imageCornwall Collection: Perranporth Rocks, Cornwall, 1928

Perranporth Rocks, Cornwall, 1928
A view of the magnificent rocks and beach at Perranporth on the north coast of Cornwall, taken in August 1928

Background imageCornwall Collection: Perranporth Rocks, Cornwall, 1928

Perranporth Rocks, Cornwall, 1928
A view of the magnificent rock arches and the beach at Perranporth on the north coast of Cornwall, taken in August 1928

Background imageCornwall Collection: Treen Castle Rocks near Porthcurno, Cornwall, 1924

Treen Castle Rocks near Porthcurno, Cornwall, 1924
A view of Logan's Rock also known as Treen Castle Rocks near Porthcurno at the south western tip of Cornwall, taken in 1924

Background imageCornwall Collection: St Austell, Cornwall, 1928

St Austell, Cornwall, 1928
A view of St Austell in Cornwall, taken from a wooded hilltop overlooking the town in August 1928. The parish church tower is visible in the distance towards the centre of the image

Background imageCornwall Collection: St Agnes Beach, Cornwall

St Agnes Beach, Cornwall
A view looking east at St Agnes Beach and cliffs at Trevaunance Cove on the northern coast of Cornwall, c.1938

Background imageCornwall Collection: Clodgy Point, St Ives, Cornwall, June 1946

Clodgy Point, St Ives, Cornwall, June 1946
A GWR publicity view of Clodgy Point at St Ives in Cornwall, taken in June 1946 to publicise rambling using the GWR network along the Cornish Riviera

Background imageCornwall Collection: St Ives Harbour, Cornwall, August 1928

St Ives Harbour, Cornwall, August 1928
A GWR publicity view of the harbour at St Ives in Cornwall, taken in August 1928, showing the lighthouse at the end of the harbour wall and a number of small boats

Background imageCornwall Collection: St Ives, Cornwall, August 1928

St Ives, Cornwall, August 1928
A GWR publicity view of St Ives in Cornwall, August 1928, showing cottages and guest houses overlooking Porthminster Beach

Background imageCornwall Collection: Trelyon Downs, Cornwall, June 1946

Trelyon Downs, Cornwall, June 1946
A GWR publicity view of the Trelyon Downs near St Ives in Cornwall, taken in June 1946. The image was taken to publicise rambling using the GWR network along the Cornish Riviera

Background imageCornwall Collection: Morrab Gardens, Penzance, c. 1948

Morrab Gardens, Penzance, c. 1948
A GWR publicity view of the subtropical Morrab Gardens in Penzance, Cornwall, taken c.1948 and showing palm trees

Background imageCornwall Collection: Morrab Gardens, Penzance, August 1928

Morrab Gardens, Penzance, August 1928
A GWR publicity view of the subtropical Morrab Gardens in Penzance, Cornwall, taken in August 1928 and showing the (now listed) Victorian bandstand and palm trees

Background imageCornwall Collection: Tintagel Castle Beach, August 1927

Tintagel Castle Beach, August 1927
A GWR publicity view of the ruins of Tintagel Castle on the rugged northern coast of Cornwall. This image looks across the valley between the medieval castle and the mainland

Background imageCornwall Collection: St Michaels Mount at High Tide, August 1928

St Michaels Mount at High Tide, August 1928
A GWR publicity image of St Michaels Mount in Cornwal at high tide on a day in August 1928. The causeway is nowhere to be seen

Background imageCornwall Collection: St Michaels Mount at High Tide, August 1928

St Michaels Mount at High Tide, August 1928
A GWR publicity image of St Michaels Mount in Cornwal at high tide on a day in August 1928. The causeway is nowhere to be seen and a lonely rowing boat is making the journey between the island

Background imageCornwall Collection: St Michaels Mount, Cornwall, August 1928

St Michaels Mount, Cornwall, August 1928
A GWR publicity image of St Michaels Mount in Cornwall, taken in August 1928 from the sea, showing the castle and Marazion in the distance

Background imageCornwall Collection: St Michaels Mount, Cornwall, August 1928

St Michaels Mount, Cornwall, August 1928
A GWR publicity image of St Michaels Mount in Cornwall, taken in August 1928 from the sea, showing the castle and Marazion in the distance

Background imageCornwall Collection: St Michaels Mount, Cornwall

St Michaels Mount, Cornwall
A GWR publicity view of St Michaels Mount in Cornwall taken from the hilltop overlooking Marazion. Two cows can be seen in the foreground with the castle and the harbour behind

Background imageCornwall Collection: St Michaels Mount, Cornwall

St Michaels Mount, Cornwall
A GWR publicity view of St Michaels Mount in Cornwall taken from the hill overlooking Marazion Beach

Background imageCornwall Collection: Par Sands, Cornwall, July 1927

Par Sands, Cornwall, July 1927
A GWR publicity view of the beach at Par on the south coast of Cornwall, July 1927. Par Sands lies on the Cornish Riviera

Background imageCornwall Collection: Par Sands, Cornwall, July 1927

Par Sands, Cornwall, July 1927
A GWR publicity view of the beach at Par on the south coast of Cornwall, July 1927. Par Sands lies on the Cornish Riviera

Background imageCornwall Collection: Newquay, Cornwall, June 1951

Newquay, Cornwall, June 1951
A GWR publicity view of Great Western Beach at Newquay in Cornwall, June 1951. This image shows a number of holidaymakers in the sea on the beach at the base of the island

Background imageCornwall Collection: Luxulyan Village, Cornwall, August 1928

Luxulyan Village, Cornwall, August 1928
A GWR publicity view of the village of Luxulyan near St Austell in Cornwall taken in August 1928. This image shows the tower of the Luxulyan St Cyriacus & St Julitta Church just behind the canopy of



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