This particular pirate is standing aboard the Bag O'Rags ship in Penzance Harbour Cornwall, a very novel gift shop.
The good ship Bag O'Rags sells pirate t-shirts, hats and flags, all accessories and swag in Captain Ben Bones' pirate locker.
The Pirates of Penzance; or, The Slave of Duty is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert. The opera's official premiere was at the Fifth Avenue Theatre in New York City on 31 December 1879, where the show was well received by both audiences and critics. Its London debut was on 3 April 1880, at the Opera Comique, where it ran for a very successful 363 performances, having already been playing successfully for over three months in New York.
The maritime heritage of Penzance is centred on its harbour which has, for hundreds of years, provided the lifeblood of the town. Along with Newlyn - just a mile to the west - it is the first secure harbour and anchorage on the coast of the English Channel on ente...