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Unidentified farm, probably in Looe area, Cornwall. Around 1890s

Unidentified farm, probably in Looe area, Cornwall. Around 1890s


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Filename: TRURI-LOOud-7.tiff

Size: 7741 x 4741 (36.7MB)

Date: 19th March 2019

Source: Royal Cornwall Museum

County: Cornwall

Location Name: 50.356446, -4.457016

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Unidentified farm, probably in Looe area, Cornwall. Around 1890s

View of a whitewashed farm house in winter. There are three women, two men, two boys and a dog posing for the photograph. Photographer: Surgeon Captain John Campbell

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TRURI : LOOud.7

Media ID 18757482

© From the collection of the RIC

Building Cornwall Farmhouse Farming Housing Vernacular Architecture Victorian Farmers Rural Life Wheelbarrow


EDITORS COMMENTS
Capturing the essence of rural life in Cornwall during the late 19th century, this print showcases an unidentified farm, believed to be located in the picturesque Looe area. Taken around the 1890s by Surgeon Captain John Campbell, it offers a glimpse into a simpler time when farming was at the heart of community existence. Set against a wintery backdrop, a charming whitewashed farmhouse takes center stage, exuding timeless charm and character. Surrounding it are eight individuals who have paused for this historic moment. Three women dressed in traditional attire stand proudly alongside two men while two young boys add youthful energy to the scene. A loyal dog completes this tableau of rustic tranquility. The photograph not only captures human subjects but also provides insights into vernacular architecture prevalent during that era. The sturdy farmhouse stands as a testament to Victorian craftsmanship and resilience amidst nature's elements. Every detail tells its own story - from the wheelbarrow resting against one side of the house, symbolizing hard work and laborious tasks on these fertile lands, to baskets hinting at agricultural activities nearby. Preserved within this image is an invaluable piece of Cornish history; it serves as both documentation and celebration of those who dedicated their lives to farming in Cornwall's idyllic countryside.

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