Some sing out loud on the telephone wires

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Staying beside the seaside though further up the east coast at Bangor in County Down. Prince Town Road, Bangor to be precise with lines of houses and the most impressive strings of wires strung on poles. Were they electricity or telephone? The man in the straw boater in the foreground is holding a very impressive two wheeled mode of transportation.

Photographer: Robert French

Collection: Lawrence Photograph Collection

Date: Circa 1865 - 1914

NLI Ref: L_ROY_09547

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