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Pilchard Seining at St Ives, about 1905

NumberHESFM:1977.2431
PlaceSt Ives Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1905. about
KeywordsTrades and Professions Commercial Fishing St Ives
PhotographerHawke, Alfred Herbert
Copyright© Estate of A H Hawke

Pilchard seining at St Ives, about 1905. Three huers, two with bushes and one with a horn, are signalling the location of shoals of pilchards to the seine boats out at sea. Photograph by A H Hawke of Helston.