The Fishery, Douagh, Achill, Co. Mayo

Main Creator: French, Robert, 1841-1917 photographer
Contributors: Lawrence, William, 1840-1932
In Collection: The Lawrence Photograph Collection
Format: Photo
Published / Created: [between 1880-1900].
Notes:Douagh was a busy fishing village, and the fishermen's currachs (fishing boats) are visible on the shingle beach. The two well dressed men in the centre may be tourists organising a fishing trip, or a trip to the caves for seal hunting. Douagh is also spelt Dooagh.

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Robert French was the chief photographer responsible for photographing three quarters of the Lawrence Collection. For more information, see the Dictionary of Irish Biography:

Physical description: 1 negative : glass ; 30 x 25 cm.

Geographic Coverage: Achill Island, County Mayo, Province of Connacht, Ireland.

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