Old Fisherwoman 1906, Newlyn, Cornwall, England. The fishing industry often meant close links between the coastal communities of Devon and Cornwall.

Old Fisherwoman Newlyn, Cornwall, England. The fishing industry often meant close links between the coastal communities of Devon and Cornwall.

Fishwives from Newlyn: circa 1875. (photograph: Sean Sexton/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Cornish and proud: how to dress in the traditional Cornwall way

Fishwives from Newlyn: circa (photograph: Sean Sexton/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

ALFRED WALLIS' HOUSE | St Ives, Cornwall: 'The lady in the picture is Mrs Wallis. The view from the front porch would have been of all the boats drawn up on the sand in the harbour.' 'He first married a woman much older than himself, he moved from Penzance to St Ives and lived in a house on the wharf. From there he carried on the trade of a dealer in marine supplies. He was charged a couple of times for receiving stolen goods.' ✫ღ⊰n

ALFRED WALLIS' HOUSE | St Ives, Cornwall: 'The lady in the picture is Mrs Wallis. The view from the front porch would have been of all the boats drawn up on the sand in the harbour.' 'He first married a woman much older than himself, he moved from Penzance to St Ives and lived in a house on the wharf. From there he carried on the trade of a dealer in marine supplies. He was charged a couple of times for receiving stolen goods.' ✫ღ⊰n

Fish being weighed, Polperro, Cornwall. Francis Frith & Co. About 1889

'fish being weighed, Polperro, Cornwall (pic: Francis Frith Collection) ✫ღ⊰n

The Cornish Miner

Grass Valley, CA: The Cornish migration to Grass Valley began in 1849 with the discovery of Gold. However, most of the Cornish population arrived during the

THE FERRY POSTMAN OF FOWEY, 1935.

The ferry postman of The postmen were ferried over the water to make deliveries to the more remote houses at Polruan & Bidinnick.

A photograph of Branwell's Corner in Penzance; the original Grocers shop here from 1829 was 'RM Branwell and Sons', belonging to JR Branwell's father, Robert Matthews Branwell. It is now known as Greenmarket, where Tregenza grocers is based. Others identifiable shops include 'Polsue &..' to the right, 'N.J Hall Genuine tea and grocery warehouse' in front, 'A.S ?? Maker' to the left and 'Fry & Sons Pure Cocoa' to the far left. Three horse and carriages are on the road, two of then in motion…

A photograph of Branwell's Corner in Penzance; the original Grocers shop here from 1829 was 'RM Branwell and Sons', belonging to JR Branwell's father, Robert Matthews Branwell. It is now known as Greenmarket, where Tregenza grocers is based. Others identifiable shops include 'Polsue &..' to the right, 'N.J Hall Genuine tea and grocery warehouse' in front, 'A.S ?? Maker' to the left and 'Fry & Sons Pure Cocoa' to the far left. Three horse and carriages are on the road, two of then in motion…

From a picturesque fishing village to an internationally famous artists’ colony, discover Newlyn and its people through some rare photographs

From a picturesque fishing village to an internationally famous artists’ colony, discover Newlyn and its people through some rare photographs

FLORA DAY (08 May) | Helston, Cornwall ✫ღ⊰n

Old flora day photo Wendron Street, Helston, Cornwall.

RISING TIDE | Newlyn, Cornwall: 'Men in Newlyn do their best to clear the streets of floodwater and protect homes in the seaside town from the rising tide.' ✫ღ⊰n

Photos of the real Poldark country shows poverty of historic Cornwall

Men in Newlyn do their best to clear the streets of floodwater and protect homes in the seaside town from the rising tide

PENZANCE RAILWAY STATION FROM CHYANDOUR (1908) | Cornwall (pic. Gibson and Co) ✫ღ⊰n

Gibson and Co, Penzance Railway Station from Chyandour, 1908

CORNISH STILE | Merry Maidens, St Buryan, Cornwall ✫ღ⊰n

CORNISH STILE | Merry Maidens, St Buryan, Cornwall ✫ღ⊰n

'OBBY 'OSS (early 1900s) | Padstow, Cornwall ✫ღ⊰n

'OBBY 'OSS (early 1900s) | Padstow, Cornwall ✫ღ⊰n

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