This morning we have a rather bleak looking building, apparently in the middle of nowhere, with a goodly supply of horse manure and a bowler hatted corner boy for local colour.
And with thanks to today's contributor's, we now know that this is the King Thomond Hotel (formerly Thomond House and the Eagle Hotel), just south of Lisdoonvarna in County Clare. Possibly captured in the late 19th century....
Photographers: Frederick Holland Mares, James Simonton
Contributor: John Fortune Lawrence
Collection: Stereo Pairs Photograph Collection
Date: between ca. 1860-1883
NLI Ref: STP_1901
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Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
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