Paddy Connolly [sic, Paddy Conneely] (Galway).
J. Hayes del.
|Main Creator:||Hayes, J., artist|
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[n.d., ca. 1840-1910?].
Portrait of Paddy Connolly [note generally Paddy Conneely], the blind professional piper, seated, playing the pipes. Title inscribed in pencil underneath image; signed 'J. Hayes Del' [Latin, 'delineavit' - 'drew it'] at left. Conneely was supported by the librarian at Queen's College, Galway, James Hardiman [Séamus Ó hArgadáin, who wrote 'Irish Minstrelsy', (1831), one of the first published collections of Irish poetry and songs], who presented Conneely with his pipes that were made in the 1820's.
Physical description: 1 drawing : pencil on card, 20.7 x 16.9 cm..
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|PD CONN-PA (1) I||
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