Polperro Undergoing Restoration | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Polperro Undergoing Restoration

Polperro Undergoing Restoration | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
A restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, built in the 1840s, on Shake Rag Street undergoing restoration. The house was temporarily covered with siding, but after restoration the siding was removed to reveal the original log construction. The building is currently owned by the Wisconsin Historical Society and is one of several structures that comprise the Pendarvis historic site.
DESCRIPTION
A restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, built in the 1840s, on Shake Rag Street undergoing restoration. The house was temporarily covered with siding, but after restoration the siding was removed to reveal the original log construction. The building is currently owned by the Wisconsin Historical Society and is one of several structures that comprise the Pendarvis historic site.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:37981
Creation Date:circa 1940
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Mineral Point
County:Iowa
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Place File*
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PF Mineral Point.66
Original Dimensions:7.5 x 9.25 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Copied from a photograph loaned by owner, Robert Neal. See also Image IDs: 37583, 37586, 37588, 37589, 37591, 37592, 37594, 37596, 37597, 37599, 37601, 37980, 37982, 37983 and 37984.
SUBJECTS
Conservation and restoration
Trees
Hats
Work clothes
Architecture, Domestic
Ladders
Construction workers
Cities and towns
Historic sites
Outdoor photography
Architecture

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