Oyster fishers watched by tourists, Percuil, Cornwall, 1937.
3 2 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 24cm

Oyster fishers watched by tourists, Percuil, Cornwall, 1937.

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Description

This photograph was taken to advertise holidays in Cornwall, intended to show that railways could get you far away from the city to meet local people who had an entirely different way of life. By the 1930s more people were able to take holidays as they were allowed paid leave.
 

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10442359
 

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