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Fishing at Gunwalloe, 1899

NumberHESFM:1977.1050
PlaceGunwalloe Fishing Cove Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1899
KeywordsTrades and Professions Commercial Fishing Gunwalloe
PhotographerUnknown
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Fishermen pulling the seine nets aboard at Gunwalloe Fishing Cove, 1899. These fishing net hang vertically in the water with the bottom edge held down by weights and the top edge buoyed by floats.