The Quay, Bere Island, Co. Cork

Main Creator: French, Robert, 1841-1917 photographer
Contributors: Lawrence, William, 1840-1932
In collection: The Lawrence Photograph Collection
Format: Photo
Published / Created: [between 1890-1910].
Notes:Bere Island (An tOileán Mór) is located in Bantry Bay in the west of Co. Cork. The island is also known as Bear Island. It is approximately 10 km long and 4 km wide and lies 2 km offshore from the fishing port of Castletownbere (also known as Castletown Berehaven or Berehaven) on the Beara Peninsula. The main harbour on the island is Lawrence Cove, near the main village of Rerrin, toward the eastern end of the island.

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 ; 17 x 22 cm.

Geographic Coverage: Castletownbere, County Cork, Province of Munster, Ireland.

Caption on glassplate reads: The Quay. Bere Island. Co. Cork. 8944. W. L.

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