Thorns of Bude


Researched & Compiled by David Thorn & Stuart Thorn

‘Thorns of Bude – Pioneers of Photography, Tintagel to Clovelly’ is a delight for both photography enthusiasts and those who hold Bude and the surrounding area close in their hearts. The Thorn photographers were pioneers of the art in Bude, Cornwall and this book celebrates their enormous contribution to Cornish history. Featuring over 250 fantastic images taken from their original glass negatives, many never before published, which show the landscape, seascape and shipwrecks of North Cornwall as it was in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Packed with personalities and characters, recalling the hard but gentle pace of Cornish life, as well as the incidents that live on in the memory of the Cornish people. The advent of photography captured the moment as it was. We are transported back to an age often regarded as romantic. However, life was so different from ours today and this book gives glimpses of the trials and tribulations of the time.

Format: Hardback, 144 pages

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