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Truro Framed Print Collection

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Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Daniell Road, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Daniell Road, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Couple outside terraced house in Daniell Road. Photographer: Arthur Philp

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Back Quay and Lemon Quay, Truro, Cornwall. Probably early 1920s

Back Quay and Lemon Quay, Truro, Cornwall. Probably early 1920s
A view from Lemon Bridge with the River Kenwyn at high tide. Truro school stands on the hill in the background. Sailing barges, one with wooden square engine housing towards the stern

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: The Circus, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

The Circus, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Elephants walking down St Marys Street, Truro escorted by a mounted policeman. Crowds stand on the pavement and a group of boys walk along with the elephants

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Interior of the Old Grammar School, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1925

Interior of the Old Grammar School, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1925
Glass lantern slide from a lecture, entitled Some Historic Cornish Beauty Spots, given by Cornishman and amateur photographer, Major Arthur William Gill, in around 1925

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Old Grammar School, St Marys Street, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Old Grammar School, St Marys Street, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
The Old Grammar School in St Marys Street, Truro, when it was the Bullen Brothers Show Rooms with a sign saying Plumbers, Iron, Zinc, Copper, Bellhangers, Gasfitters

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Building the HTP warehouse on Malpas Road, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1911

Building the HTP warehouse on Malpas Road, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1911
Warehouse being built for HTP (Hosken, Trevithick and Polkinhorn), who were agricultural and grain merchants. View of the frame of the building with scaffolding and gangs of workers

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Lower Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall. Probably 1911

Lower Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall. Probably 1911
A view of Lower Lemon Street looking from Lemon Bridge towards Farrows Bank and the Red Lion Hotel in Boscawen Street. The street is decorated with flags and garlands

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Furniss Island, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Furniss Island, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A view of Furniss Island from Boscawen Bridge showing Furniss Biscuit Factory with mute swans in the River Allen. Photographer: Arthur Philp

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Vivian Terrace, Falmouth Road, Truro, Cornwall. Probably early 20th century

Vivian Terrace, Falmouth Road, Truro, Cornwall. Probably early 20th century
A view of Vivian Terrace looking towards the Lander Monument in Lemon Street. There is a man on a bicycle riding in the road and a horse-drawn milk cart with churns is waiting outside one house

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Truro Fire Brigade in action, Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall. 10th November 1923

Truro Fire Brigade in action, Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall. 10th November 1923
A general view, looking towards the Red Lion in Boscawen Street, of the Fire brigade in action at Ben Carters chemist shop at 10-11 Lemon Street. Onlookers are standing by the Royal Hotel

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Boxing team, Truro Cathedral School, Truro, Cornwall. 20th February 1925

Boxing team, Truro Cathedral School, Truro, Cornwall. 20th February 1925
Truro Cathedral School boxing team of six boys. The team were semi-finalists in the South of England zone. They lost to Middlesex at Chelsea Barracks

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Sunny Corner, Truro River, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Sunny Corner, Truro River, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
View up river to Sunny Corner. There is an unidentified pleasure steamer on the left, which could be Queen of the Fal or maybe Roseland. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Truro Cathedral School, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1922

Truro Cathedral School, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1922
A group of schoolboys, probably the cricket team, posing on the steps outside the doorway. The foundation stone of the school was laid on 21st October 1908

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Strangways Terrace, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1910

Strangways Terrace, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1910
View from Lemon Street with three lads looking at the camera. A handcart is in the road, alongside the pavement. Photographer: Arthur Philip

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Richmond Hill, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Richmond Hill, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A view looking down the north side of Richmond Hill. Children and adults are standing on the pavement while a woman stands in the doorway of Number 42

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Lemon Bridge, Lemon Quay, Truro, Cornwall. Late 1926

Lemon Bridge, Lemon Quay, Truro, Cornwall. Late 1926
A view looking down Back Quay from Lemon bridge. Four men are standing outside Newtons Hairdresser. A period lorry, with the registration RL 1654

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Lemon Bridge, Truro, Cornwall. Late 1926

Lemon Bridge, Truro, Cornwall. Late 1926
A view of three gentlemen standing on the road at Lemon Bridge looking towards Back Quay, with Truro School in the distance

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Farm Industries Ltd shop, Princes Street, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1930

Farm Industries Ltd shop, Princes Street, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1930
Farm Industries Ltd shop, next to Princes Garage, with staff standing in the doorway. Farm Industries were agricultural engineers, implement dealers and corn, seed and manure merchants

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Royal Visit, 25 Ferris Town, Truro, Cornwall. 15th July 1903

Royal Visit, 25 Ferris Town, Truro, Cornwall. 15th July 1903
Crowds of people have lined the street to watch the Prince and Princess of Wales, later King George V and Queen Mary, pass by in their carriage on 15th July 1903 for the Benediction of the cathedral

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Royal Visit, Ferris Town, Truro, Cornwall. 15th July 1903

Royal Visit, Ferris Town, Truro, Cornwall. 15th July 1903
Crowds of people have lined the street to await the arrival of the Prince and Princess of Wales, later King George V and Queen Mary, on 15th July 1903 for the Benediction of the cathedral nave

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Royal Visit, 10 Ferris Town, Truro, Cornwall. 15th July 1903

Royal Visit, 10 Ferris Town, Truro, Cornwall. 15th July 1903
A large group of people standing in front of their house and in the street awaiting the arrival of the Prince and Princess of Wales, later King George V and Queen Mary

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Royal Visit, High Cross, Truro, Cornwall. 15th July 1903

Royal Visit, High Cross, Truro, Cornwall. 15th July 1903
Crowds of people line the street as the Infantry leave High Cross for King Street on the occasion of the Prince and Princess of Wales, later King George V and Queen Mary

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Royal Visit, 7 King Street, Truro, Cornwall. 15th July 1903

Royal Visit, 7 King Street, Truro, Cornwall. 15th July 1903
Crowds of people have lined the street to watch the Prince and Princess of Wales, later King George V and Queen Mary, pass by in their carriage on 15th July 1903 for the Benediction of the cathedral

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: The Leats, Truro, Cornwall. After 1902

The Leats, Truro, Cornwall. After 1902
View along The Leats looking towards the Carvedras viaduct, from the east entrance to Victoria Gardens. The all stone structure replaced Isambard Kingdom Brunels original timber fanned viaduct in

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Waterfall outside Waterfall Gardens, Truro, Cornwall. Probably around 1910

Waterfall outside Waterfall Gardens, Truro, Cornwall. Probably around 1910
A group of women and children stand beside the waterfall outside Waterfall Gardens with the new Carvedras Viaduct in the background

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: The Gardeners house, Victoria Gardens, Truro, Cornwall. Probably around 1910

The Gardeners house, Victoria Gardens, Truro, Cornwall. Probably around 1910
A view of the Gardeners house in Victoria Gardens. Victoria Gardens were created to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1897. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Hotel Central, Quay Street, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1930

Hotel Central, Quay Street, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1930
Photographer: Unknown

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Princes Garage, Princes Street, Truro, Cornwall. 1920s

Princes Garage, Princes Street, Truro, Cornwall. 1920s
A view of the lower story of H.T.P. Motors Ltd.s garage and show rooms. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Ships off Malpas Road seen from Worths Quay, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1900

Ships off Malpas Road seen from Worths Quay, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1900
A barge and other vessels moored in the Truro River off Malpas Road, seen from Worths Quay. There is a pile of logs and other timber beside the far warehouse

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: YMCA Services Club, Lemon Quay, Truro, Cornwall. Around late 1940s

YMCA Services Club, Lemon Quay, Truro, Cornwall. Around late 1940s
The YMCA Services Club, at the rear of City Hall, with a van for light refreshments. A man inside the van is handing a box of Smiths potato crisps to a lady. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Lemon Quay from Back Quay, Truro, Cornwall. Mid 1940s, towards the end of the Second World War

Lemon Quay from Back Quay, Truro, Cornwall. Mid 1940s, towards the end of the Second World War
A view from Back Quay towards Taylors Transport Ltd.s garage with the car park full of lorries. Just out of frame, on the right, are the premises of H.T.P. Motors Ltd

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Back Quay and The Green, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Back Quay and The Green, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
This summer view, at high tide, is taken from Lemon Quay looking at the Back Quay side of the River Kenwyn. It gives a good view of The Green

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Workmen finishing the roof of the public toilets on Lemon Bridge at the bottom of Lemon Street

Workmen finishing the roof of the public toilets on Lemon Bridge at the bottom of Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall
The drainage from the toilets at that time, and for some years after, was straight into the River Kenwyn flowing underneath the building

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Lower Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall. Probably 1911

Lower Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall. Probably 1911
A view of Lower Lemon Street looking from Lemon Bridge towards Farrows Bank and the Red Lion Hotel in Boscawen Street. The street is decorated with flags and garlands

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall. Probably 1911

Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall. Probably 1911
A view up Lemon Street from near the Lemon Quay turning, with the Truro District Conservative Club at 80 Lemon Street in the foreground

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1890s

Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1890s
A view up Lemon Street from Lemon Bridge (which can just be seen on the left hand side) with horse-drawn cabs and carts on the road and lots of people posing for the photographer

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall. Probably 1911

Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall. Probably 1911
A view down Lemon Street with a policeman walking his bicycle up the hill. The street has been decorated with flags, probably for the Coronation of George V in 1911

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: The Lander Monument, Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall. Probably early 1900s

The Lander Monument, Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall. Probably early 1900s
A close-up view of the Lander Monument from the top of Lemon Street. A woman with a child in a pushchair stands beside the railings outside 5 Upper Lemon Villas while a man stands next to the town

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: St Marys Church, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1870

St Marys Church, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1870
The west front of St Marys Church. View taken from the High Cross end looking towards St Marys Street. A very early photograph. The parish church of St Mary the Virgin was first consecrated in 1259

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Colchester Villas, Falmouth Road, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1917 / 1918

Colchester Villas, Falmouth Road, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1917 / 1918
A view of Colchester Villas, from the front, with a lady and gentleman standing in the doorway. The late 18th century, grade II listed terrace of four houses were built in the French Renaissance

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Pilchard drift boat, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall. July to August 1893

Pilchard drift boat, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall. July to August 1893
Pilchard drift boat on the River Kenwyn at Back Quay in Truro showing Samuel Brokenshires carriage factory in the background

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Shop front of G. H. Philp, 2 King Street, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1910

Shop front of G. H. Philp, 2 King Street, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1910
The shop front of G.H. Philp is advertising the services of paper hangings, picture frame maker, mount cutter, sign writer, banner painter, stationer, fancy goods

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Blackfords printing works book-binding room, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Blackfords printing works book-binding room, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
The book-binding room at Oscar Blackfords printing works at the corner of Quay Street and Princes Street. The building was originally known as The Great House and built by the Gregor family

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Opening ceremony of the Royal Cornwall Museum, River Street, Truro, Cornwall. 11th June 1919

Opening ceremony of the Royal Cornwall Museum, River Street, Truro, Cornwall. 11th June 1919
Group photograph, taken on the balcony, at the opening ceremony of the museum on 11th June 1919. John Charles Williams of Caerhays

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Cricket match, Trewinnard Court pitch, Truro Cathedral School, Truro, Cornwall. 5th June 1915

Cricket match, Trewinnard Court pitch, Truro Cathedral School, Truro, Cornwall. 5th June 1915
General view of a cricket match at the Trewinnard Court pitch between Truro Cathedral School 1st Eleven and Truro High School for Girls. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Cricket team, Truro Cathedral School, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1910

Cricket team, Truro Cathedral School, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1910
Truro Cathedral School cricket team. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: Cricket match, Trewinnard Court pitch, Truro Cathedral School, Truro, Cornwall. 5th June 1915

Cricket match, Trewinnard Court pitch, Truro Cathedral School, Truro, Cornwall. 5th June 1915
Coin toss at a cricket match at the Trewinnard Court pitch between Truro Cathedral School 1st Eleven and Truro High School for Girls. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageTruro Framed Print Collection: The Wool Warehouse, The Leats, Truro, Cornwall. Date unknown, probably early 1900s

The Wool Warehouse, The Leats, Truro, Cornwall. Date unknown, probably early 1900s
A view of the Wool Warehouse (in 2019 this was the back of WH Smith) from the east side. The leat is visible in this photograph with a footbridge into Coombes Lane




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