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Where: Galway, Ireland

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When: 01 January 1891

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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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