Leaving the politics of the early 20th century behind we begin this week with an image by Robert French of the Quays in Wexford. Masts, handcarts, ropes, idlers, cargo, sailing ships, paddle steamers - the place was alive and must have had a buzz about it.
Photographer: Robert French
Collection: Lawrence Photograph Collection
Date: Between c.1865-1914. Possibly before c.1895.
NLI Ref: L_CAB_06446
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Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Source: Flickr Commons