... but real 19th century "Ice Grips"! Presenting Elizabeth Poole (wife of A.H. Poole)! Thought this studio shot of her was suitably seasonal, but also that we might be able to find out more about her and/or the rest of the Poole family who are responsible for our gorgeous Poole Collection photographs - many of which we've been enjoying here on Flickr for the last couple of years...
Photographer: Poole Photographic Studios
Date: Circa 1890???
NLI Ref.: POOLEIMP 136A
Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Source: Flickr Commons