Collection: The Lawrence Photograph Collection >> Howth Castle & Irelands Eye [graphic]
Howth Castle & Irelands Eye
|Main Creator:||French, Robert, 1841-1917 photographer|
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Howth Castle lies close to the village of Howth, 9 miles northeast of Dublin. It is the ancestral home of the Earl of Howth, now the Gaisford St. Lawrence family. Irelands Eye, a Dublin landmark, is located about 1 miles from Howth and forms a natural breakwater to Howth Harbour. The island, now a bird sanctuary, has a rugged coast with a dramatic freestanding rock formation known as the Stack. The only buildings are a Martello Tower visible on the extreme left of the picture and the ruins of an 8th century church.
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 ; 10 x 12 in.
Geographic Coverage: Howth, County Dublin, Province of Leinster, Ireland.
|Contained in:||The Lawrence Photograph Collection|