August 21, 1877

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Where: Galway, Ireland

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When: 21 August 1877

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This photo was taken outside the Photograph House on the Clonbrock Estate, Ahascragh, Co. Galway. The couple may have been workers on the estate.

Date: 21 August 1877

NLI Ref.: CLON450


Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
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    • 21/Aug/2011 17:45:59

    Great period photo.

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    Margaret Taylor2010

    • 22/Aug/2011 20:54:49

    Love it.

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    E U A N ©

    • 22/Aug/2011 23:54:31

    What was the Photograph House?

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    National Library of Ireland on The Commons

    • 23/Aug/2011 17:02:20[email protected] The Dillon family (Barons Clonbrock) were enthusiastic amateur photographers through a couple of generations, and the Clonbrock photos in our collections and that I've uploaded here were taken by various members of the Dillon family. There was a studio and darkroom in the grounds of Clonbrock House, hence the Photo House / Photograph House...

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    • 25/Aug/2011 08:41:33[email protected] I'd guess so too. It would be great to know what he worked at and even better to know their names. It's rare to see pictures of 'ordinary' people from that period.

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    Niall McAuley

    • 23/May/2012 11:18:46

    Here's a recent picture of the Photograph house:[email protected]/6071319926/