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Helston Flora Day, Hal-an-Tow, 1979

NumberHESFM:2016.12995
PlaceHelston Cornwall United Kingdom
Date5.1979
KeywordsHelston Coinagehall Street Local Customs Flora Day Hal-an-Tow
PhotographerUnknown
CopyrightImage Courtesy of Helston Museum

A press photograph of the Hal and Tow, Helston Flora Day, 1979. The song is being enacted at the bottom of Coinagehall Street in front of the Grylls Monument, and depicts the capture of Spanish sailors. The photograph was published in the Helston Packet on 11th May 1979.