The young and old in St. Patricks.

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Where: Dublin, Ireland

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When: 01 January 1964

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A beautiful sunny scene from the lens of the Wiltshires in the park beside St. Patricks Cathedral in Dublin's city centre. The two young girls in the foreground are typical of this collection while in the background an older man dozes in the sunshine.

Photographer: Elinor Wiltshire

Collection: Wiltshire Photographic Collection

Date: 1964

NLI Ref: WIL 3[3]

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Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
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    Niall McAuley

    • 02/May/2019 07:50:59

    I think these may be Elinor's nieces again. Dates not always reliable. Young people and man sitting on lock gate at Huband Bridge, Grand Canal, Dublin

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    Niall McAuley

    • 02/May/2019 07:53:48

    Park bench view

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    • 02/May/2019 08:28:42

    The park bench needs several new wooden slats after 60+ years of Dublin weather, and the 'new' flying buttress has blended in well -

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    • 02/May/2019 10:44:11

    I love the old guy snoozing on the bench 😍. Lovely shiny shoes and cap down on the eyes.

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    FotoShot 2000

    • 02/May/2019 11:15:15


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    Dr. Ilia

    • 14/May/2019 08:00:06


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    • 28/May/2019 11:46:59

    Very nice black and white image.

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    Niall McAuley

    • 26/Aug/2021 14:52:03

    These are possibly Elinor Wiltshire's nieces, possibly also seen here with a nephew and her brother: Young people and man sitting on lock gate at Huband Bridge, Grand Canal, Dublin