Stunning vintage photos of Cornwall's Sennen Cove

A old man poses outside among the boats in Sennen Cove, circa 1928

A old man poses outside among the boats in Sennen Cove, circa 1928 - Credit: Penlee House Museum and Gallery

Penlee House and Museum is home to a photography archive stretching back to the 19th century – here’s this month’s pick of images of Cornwall’s past


Sennen lifeboat station, circa 1913

Sennen lifeboat station, circa 1913. The first lightboat station was built on the beach in the 1850s. - Credit: Penlee House Museum and Gallery

An old image of a motorbike outside of Sennen Post Office

A motorbike draws attention outside of Sennen Post Office and G Parson's store. c1927 - Credit: Penlee House Museum and Gallery

An old picture of the beach at Sennen, date unknown

The beach at Sennen, date unknown. The beach has gone on to become one of Cornwall's favourites - Credit: Penlee House Museum and Gallery