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Wheal Prosper Engine House, Rinsey, about 1950

NumberHESFM:1980.4583
PlaceRinsey Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1950. about
KeywordsRinsey Trades and Professions Mining
PhotographerHawke, Alfred Herbert
Copyright© Estate of A H Hawke

Photographic postcard of Wheal Prosper engine house at Rinsey, about 1950. The photograph is taken from above looking down to the engine house. There is a low wall to the right hand (seaward) side of the engine house, which is above a spoil tip. The rocks and sea are to the right. Wheal Prosper, also known as Rinsey Mine, produced tin and a small amount of copper between 1860 and 1866. Photograph by A H Hawke of Helston.