Newlyn fishing boats

W. Weaver BakerEarly 20th century

Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery

Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery
Exeter, United Kingdom

This records a typical South West industry of the time. It raises questions about fishing and the practice of photography. Does the picturesque setting reflect the reality of the fishermen’s lives? Where was the photographer situated?


  • Title: Newlyn fishing boats
  • Creator: W. Weaver Baker
  • Date Created: Early 20th century
  • Medium: Magic lantern slide

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