Pilchard Fishing with Seine Nets at Gunwalloe, 1899
|Place||Gunwalloe Cornwall United Kingdom|
|Keywords||Trades and Professions Commercial Fishing Gunwalloe|
|Copyright||© Helston Museum|
Fishermen tucking the seine nets at Gunwalloe in 1899. Pilchard fishing and processing was a thriving industry in Cornwall from around 1750 to around 1880, by the time this photograph was taken in 1899, the industry was in decline.