Annie Eliza Webb

She modelled for the Newlyn Artists Annie Eliza Webb née Warren found fame as a model for some of the most iconic paintings made by artists from the original Newlyn Colony of Artists. She was born in September 1863 in Newlyn Town and lived on St Peter’s Hill. Her father was a fisherman and her […]

Mary Duncan – Can we find out more?

  We have very little information about the painter Mary Duncan in the Archive and would like to find out more. (1885-1964) She was born in Bromley in 1885 and studied at the Slade and in Paris. She came to Paul in 1925 and began to exhibit at the Newlyn Art Gallery. She moved to […]

We are open again

We will be open again from Monday 15th January. Do come and visit us

Early Closure

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we are having to close the Archive early for the Christmas period. We will be closed from 8th December until mid January. We wish you all our best wishes for the holiday season

Open Day October 21st

Saturday, October 21 from 10 am to 2 pm was Newlyn Archive open day and the theme was Arts and Crafts. Our Boards displayed the local crafts of copper working, local potters and their pottery and the manufacture of Crysede fabrics. There was a live demonstration by local resident Freddie of trawler net mending and […]

New to the Archive collection

If you were at school in 1991 you would be interested in a new collection of material in the Newlyn Gallery Collection at the Boathouse. Belonging to B was a project initiated by the then director of the Gallery and involved work with children in seventeen Cornish Primary Schools, five of which were in West […]