A Goldsmiths/Silversmiths/Jewellers fine display of opulence, fine workmanship and exclusive showrooms - as a contrast to yesterdays rustic bridge and rural setting! Where was it and who was the owner? Answers on a postcard please.....
Thanks and applause today to BeachcomberAustralia
who not only submitted an answer by postcard, but was adjudged to have quickly and impressively won today's postal competition - by identifying this as Sharman D. Neill's jewellers and silversmiths. We have visited the exterior of Sharman D. Neill's at Donegall Place, Belfast previously
. It seems possible that this interior image was taken as part of the same commission - maybe even soon after or marking the opening of the new premises in 1903. As we learned previously, this jeweller and ornament merchant had been in business at a number of different premises in this part of Belfast since the mid to late 19th century, and opened this shop early in the 20th century...
Collection: Mason Photographic Collection
Date: ca. 1890-1910
NLI Ref: M3/18
You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie
Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Source: Flickr Commons