Collection: The Lawrence Photograph Collection >> [Pilgrims arriving at Lough Derg] [graphic]
[Pilgrims arriving at Lough Derg]
|Main Creator:||French, Robert, 1841-1917 photographer|
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Lough Derg lies about 4 miles north of the village of Pettigo in Co. Donegal, in the Diocese of Clogher. Station Island, the location of the Pilgrimage is often referred to as Saint Patricks Purgatory or simply Lough Derg. Lough Derg, is one of the oldest places of pilgrimage in the Christian world supposedly dating back to the 6th century and one of the few remaining penitential pilgrimages.
Robert French was the chief photographer responsible for photographing three quarters of the Lawrence Collection. For more information, see the Dictionary of Irish Biography: http://dib.cambridge.org/viewReadPage.do?articleId=a3369
Physical description: 1 negative : glass ; 17 x 22 cm.
Geographic Coverage: Lough Derg, County Donegal, Province of Ulster, Ireland.
|Contained in:||The Lawrence Photograph Collection|
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