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New Mail Cart, Porthleven, 1908

NumberHESFM:2016.13654
PlacePorthleven Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1908
KeywordsPorthleven Trades and Professions Post Office Transport Road
PhotographerUnknown
Copyright© Helston Museum

The new horse drawn mail cart in Porthleven which started on April 13th 1908. The photograph was taken in Fore Street and pictures the driver, Mr Watters, sitting on the mail cart and holding the reins of the horse. A group of four women and a boy are standing to the right of the cart, including the Post Mistress Miss Jacka who is the first on the left.