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Levant mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Late 1800s




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Levant mine, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Late 1800s

View of the Levant mine, looking towards Pendeen, before the building of the lighthouse. An old beam winding house can be seen in the centre foreground. Photographer: Unknown

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TRURI : 1954.30.2.1

Media ID 12082204

© From the collection of the RIC

Chimney Engine House Stack


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Bring a piece of Cornwall's rich mining history into your daily routine with our Media Storehouse Photo Mug featuring the stunning view of Levant Mine in St. Just, Penwith. Drawn from the archives of the Royal Cornwall Museum, this late 1800s photograph captures the essence of the past with an image of the mine before the construction of the lighthouse. The old beam winding house stands proudly in the foreground, a testament to the region's industrial heritage. Each mug is expertly printed with high-quality, fade-resistant technology, ensuring your unique design remains vibrant and clear. Perfect for tea or coffee, this mug makes a thoughtful gift for history enthusiasts, locals, or anyone who appreciates the beauty of Cornwall's past.

Elevate your coffee or tea experience with our premium white ceramic mug. Its wide, comfortable handle makes drinking easy, and you can rely on it to be both microwave and dishwasher safe. Sold in single units, preview may show both sides of the same mug so you can see how the picture wraps around.

Elevate your coffee or tea experience with our premium white ceramic mug. Its wide, comfortable handle makes drinking easy, and you can rely on it to be both microwave and dishwasher safe. Sold in single units, preview may show both sides of the same mug so you can see how the picture wraps around.

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate


Capturing the Industrial Majesty of Cornwall's Levant Mine in the Late 1800s

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. This remarkable print from the late 1800s transports us back to an era when Cornwall's mining industry was at its peak. The image showcases the awe-inspiring Levant mine, nestled in St Just in Penwith, against a backdrop of rugged Cornish landscape. Standing tall and proud, a towering chimney stack dominates the scene, releasing plumes of smoke into the sky as evidence of intense industrial activity. The photographer remains unknown, but their skillful composition allows us to appreciate every detail within this historical snapshot. In the foreground, an old beam winding house takes center stage—a testament to both ingenuity and engineering prowess—where miners once harnessed mighty engines to extract valuable minerals from deep underground. As our gaze extends beyond this focal point towards Pendeen, we can only imagine what life would have been like before the construction of a lighthouse that now guides ships safely along these treacherous shores. This view encapsulates not just a moment frozen in time but also serves as a reminder of Cornwall's rich mining heritage and its significant contribution to Britain's industrial revolution. Preserved by Royal Cornwall Museum for future generations to admire and learn from, this photograph invites us on a journey through history—an opportunity to marvel at human determination and resilience while appreciating nature's raw beauty intertwined with man-made structures that shaped entire communities.

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