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Cornwall Collection (#6)

Travel and tourism images from the GWR Publicity Department

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Background imageCornwall Collection: Luxulyan Valley, Cornwall, August 1928

Luxulyan Valley, Cornwall, August 1928
A GWR publicity view of Luxulyan Valley in Cornwall taken in August 1928, showing this wooded valley from a distance. It was an important industrial area in the 19th century

Background imageCornwall Collection: Luxulyan Valley, Cornwall, August 1928

Luxulyan Valley, Cornwall, August 1928
A GWR publicity view of Luxulyan Valley in Cornwall taken in August 1928, showing this wooded valley from a distance. It was an important industrial area in the 19th century

Background imageCornwall Collection: River Fowey at Lostwithiel, Cornwall, July 1927

River Fowey at Lostwithiel, Cornwall, July 1927
A GWR publicity view of River Fowey at Lostwithiel in Cornwall, taken July 1927. There are a number of small boats moored up on the water at a bend in the river

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

Looe Harbour and Bridge, Cornwall, August 1951
A GWR publicity view of Looe Harbour and Bridge in Cornwall, August 1951. The church tower of The Parish of Saint Nicholas is in the bottom right of the image

Background imageCornwall 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 imageCornwall 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 downriver. Connecting the two sides of the Looe River is the 1853 stone Looe Bridge

Background imageCornwall Collection: Lizard Point, Cornwall, July 1923

Lizard Point, Cornwall, July 1923
A GWR publicity view of Lizard Point in Cornwall, July 1923, showing the most southerly part of the UK with its cliffs

Background imageCornwall Collection: Lands End, Cornwall, c. 1950

Lands End, Cornwall, c. 1950
A GWR publicity view of Lands End in Cornwall, c.1950, showing Longships Lighthouse in the distance and the First and Last House on top of the cliff

Background imageCornwall Collection: Lands End, Cornwall, c. 1950

Lands End, Cornwall, c. 1950
A GWR publicity view of Lands End in Cornwall, taken from the south side near the First and Last House, c.1950. This image captures the cliffs of Lands End in a dramatic light; the sea is dark

Background imageCornwall Collection: Porthcurno Beach, Cornwall, August 1928

Porthcurno Beach, Cornwall, August 1928
A GWR Publicity view of Porthcurno Beach, near Lands End, Cornwall in August 1928. A woman is standing on the beach in front of the cliffs holding a chinese-style parasol

Background imageCornwall Collection: Sennen Cove, Cornwall, c. 1910

Sennen Cove, Cornwall, c. 1910
A GWR Publicity view of the village of Sennen Cove, near Lands End, Cornwall, c.1910. A row of whitewashed thatched cottages line a quiet road while two women look towards a group of young people

Background imageCornwall Collection: Praa Sands, Cornwall, August 1928

Praa Sands, Cornwall, August 1928
A GWR Publicity view of the quiet coastal village Praa Sands, Cornwall, in August 1928. From the cliffs the rugged coastline stretches round to Rinsey Head into the distance

Background imageCornwall Collection: Praa Sands, Cornwall, August 1928

Praa Sands, Cornwall, August 1928
A GWR Publicity view of Praa Sands, Cornwall, in August 1928. The rugged Cornish coast is captured as the waves crash onto the rocks at the eastern end of Praa Sands Beach, near Rinsey Head

Background imageCornwall Collection: Portreath, Cornwall, September 1928

Portreath, Cornwall, September 1928
A GWR Publicity view of Portreath beach, near Redruth in Cornwall, September 1928. Holidaymakers are enjoying the late summer sunshine on this north coast Cornish beach

Background imageCornwall Collection: Penpoll, Cornwall, May 1949

Penpoll, Cornwall, May 1949
GWR Publicity view of Penpoll in Cornwall, on a sunny day in May 1949. Penpol Creek winds its way through the hamlet and Cornish countryside towards the River Fowey

Background imageCornwall Collection: Penpoll, Cornwall, May 1949

Penpoll, Cornwall, May 1949
A GWR publicity shot of Penpoll in Cornwall, on a sunny day in May 1949. The view shows a tranquil pond is surrounded by picturesque farm buildings and a small boat

Background imageCornwall Collection: Padstow Harbour, Cornwall, August 1927

Padstow Harbour, Cornwall, August 1927
View of Padstow Harbour, Cornwall in August 1927. The tide is out leaving a number of small moored up boats lying in the silt. A couple of motor cars are on the quay

Background imageCornwall Collection: Padstow Harbour, Cornwall, 1927

Padstow Harbour, Cornwall, 1927
View of Padstow Harbour, Cornwall, August 1927. The tide has gone out leaving a number of small craft stranded at the bottom of the harbour

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: Gathering Daffodils, Penzance, Cornwall, c. 1927

Gathering Daffodils, Penzance, Cornwall, c. 1927
A GWR publicity view of a women harvesting daffodils for sale near Penzance in Cornwall, c.1927. She is wearing a traditional outfit for gathering the flowers

Background imageCornwall Collection: St Michaels Mount, Cornwall

St Michaels Mount, Cornwall
A GWR publicity view of St Michaels Mount in Cornwall taken from Marazion, showing the causeway, Mounts Bay and the castle

Background imageCornwall Collection: St Ives Station, Porthminster Beach and Pitch & Putt, c. 1950s

St Ives Station, Porthminster Beach and Pitch & Putt, c. 1950s
A view of St Ives Station, Porthminster Beach and the Pitch & Putt at St Ives, Cornwall, c.1950s. The station opened in 1877

Background imageCornwall Collection: River Fowey, Lostwithiel, 1927

River Fowey, Lostwithiel, 1927
A man and his horse are taking a dip in the River Fowey in this image from 1927. The bridge in the background is Tudor Bridge

Background imageCornwall Collection: Truro Cathedral, May 1923

Truro Cathedral, May 1923
A GWR Publicity view of the Cathedral, Truro, Cornwall in May 1923. The spires of Truro Cathedral tower over the city and are reflected in the Truro River

Background imageCornwall Collection: Bodinnick, Cornwall, c1930s

Bodinnick, Cornwall, c1930s
View looking towards the River Fowey and Fowey town in the distance c.1930s. The image was taken on Hall Terrace looking down towards The Old Ferry House which is now The Old Ferry Inn



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