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Vivian Bosustow, Serpentine Turner, The Lizard, about 2000

NumberHESFM:2012.11724.8
PlaceChurch Cove, The Lizard Cornwall United Kingdom
Date2000. about
KeywordsTrades and Professions Serpentine Turning Lizard
PhotographerUnknown
CopyrightImage Courtesy of Helston Museum

Vivian Bosustow, a serpentine turner, standing at the finishing lathe in his workshop in Church Cove, The Lizard. The lathe was used for the finishing of completed pieces. Vivian Bosustow was a third generation serpentine turner who died in 2005. The contents of his workshop were presented to Helston Museum by his widow and are now on display in the museum.