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Commercial Fishing

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Fishermen Standing on Porthleven Harbour Quay, 1950s

NumberHESFM:1994.6426.19
PlacePorthleven Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1950 — 1958. about
KeywordsPorthleven Trades and Professions Commercial Fishing
PhotographerHawke, Alfred Herbert
Copyright© Estate of A H Hawke

Fishermen standing on the quay at Porthleven Harbour, about 1950. This photograph is similar to HESFM:1994.6426.1 but is closer up to the men. They are surrounded by rope or nets. The photograph is taken looking towards Breageside and the corner of the harbour head. Boatsheds can be seen and there are a number of boats in the harbour. Photograph by A H Hawke of Helston.