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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Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
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