Collection: Our Own Place Photographic Project >> Wicklow Port [graphic]
|Main Creator:||Finlay, Mary, photographer|
The busy,ideally situated port of Wicklow has developed over the centuries and the accompanying photograph shows a cargo of coal being unloaded for Wicklow Corn Company from the Brigitta Brake.Other imports through the port are timber,processed timber,paper and lead , while among the exports are stone chippings and wood pulp for processing in Scandanavia.In the foreground is a capstan - a device for hauling sailing ships into port.The capstan was manufactured by Tyrrells ( shipbuilders)Arklow and erected at the quayside at a total cost of 6 pounds 10 shillings over a hundred years ago.
|Published / Created:||
01 Sep 1993
Project sponsored by RTÉ and Fuji Photo Film (Ireland) Ltd.
Film number: 15 ; frame number: 29
Wicklow Historical Society
Photograph taken at 15:00, 01 Sep 1993.
Physical description: 1 photograph ; 15 x 10cm.
Geographic Coverage: Wicklow, Co. Wicklow, Province of Leinster, Ireland.
|Contained in:||Our Own Place Photographic Project|
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|OOP_15/29||NPA Reading Room - Appt. only||Photos|
Reproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland.