Collection: The Lawrence Photograph Collection >> Cathedral Cliff, Achill [graphic]
Cathedral Cliff, Achill
|Main Creator:||French, Robert, 1841-1917 photographer|
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The men in this photograph are probably tourists on a seal hunting trip. The islanders did not hunt seals as they believed that the seals were the embodiment of human souls.
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: Achill Island, County Mayo, Province of Connacht, Ireland.
Caption on glassplate reads: Cathedral Cliff. Achill. 5101. W. L.
|Contained in:||The Lawrence Photograph Collection|
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|L_ROY_05101||NPA Reading Room - Appt. only||Photos|
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