Townsend, G. Falmouth from Pendennis, publisher Besley, H, dated 1853 (published), engraving. Courtesy of Falmouth Art Gallery
Falmouth in the Days of Sail is a pictorial tour of Falmouth and Penryn before the time of photography, which illustrates the incredible variety of visiting ships and the evolution of the town. Stunning original artwork including lithographs, engravings, watercolours and oils depict the changing face of the harbour. The exhibition also includes the original town Charter, signed by King Charles II on 5 October 1661.