Beach on the Cornish coast, 1922.

Beach on the Cornish coast, 1922.
3 2 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 24cm


This photograph was one of a series taken to advertise holidays in Cornwall, at locations served by the Great Western Railway's lines. Photographs like this were often displayed inside railway carriages. Cornwall was a popular holiday destination in the 1920s. People visited the area to swim and sit on the beach, or visit the beautiful countryside.

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