This film is part of Free

The Duchy of Cornwall

Rapid survey of early Cornish history, featuring its language, landscape and industries.

Travelogue 1938 15 mins


This rapid survey of early Cornish history looks at the county's language, landscape and industries. Look out for St. Michael's Mount, the cliffs, the moors, ancient stones, a Celtic cross, the castle walls of Tintagel, early manuscripts telling of the legend of King Arthur, a church surviving from the middle ages, thatched cottages, fishing boats, tin mines, and traditional Cornish wrestling.