Having discovered who now lives behind the blue door on the Milltown Road, we now discover that Mrs Farmer from Clonmel was an elegant lady. If she was the wife of a farmer named Farmer, then she did not farm in that elegant outfit!
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Thanks to Sharon Corbet
for revealing at lot more about “Mrs Farmer”. Mary Constance Farmer (née Barry) was married to retired Captain Langford Llanwarne Farmer. They had married in Kanturk in 1903, and had two sons Arthur and Frank. Mary was aged around 40 in this photograph. And speaking of “revealing”, if you read down through the comments, you may be discombobulated by the discussion of knickers. To see why, zoom in on the catalogue Mary Farmer is perusing...
Photographer: A. H. Poole
Collection: The Poole Photographic Collection
Date: ca. 9 March 1910
NLI Ref: POOLEWP 2012
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Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Source: Flickr Commons