Connemara might seem an unlikely place to find marble but the green stone found there continues to fascinate. Mr. Hargrave has captured four children among the rocks of a quarry and unless my eyes deceive me they appear to be boys in dresses?
Apropos yesterdays image of a GNR railbus, Mr. Hargrave worked as a railway engineer for the Great Northern Railway so there is a connection however slight...
Photographers: Joshua H. Hargrave
Collection: Joshua H. Hargrave Photographic Collection
Date: Catalogue date c.1891
NLI Ref: HAR20
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Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
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