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Photograph of a man in the Aran Islands piling seaweed onto a horse’s back Public Deposited

Photograph of a man in the Aran Islands piling seaweed onto a horse’s back

Shelf Mark/Reference Number
  • IE TCD MS 11332/39
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  • Copyright The Board of Trinity College Dublin. Images are available for single-use academic application only. Publication, transmission or display is prohibited without formal written approval of the Library of Trinity College, Dublin.
Date Created
  • approximately 1900
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Abstract
  • An Aran island man gathers seaweed and piles it onto a horse’s back. Seaweed was used on the islands to improve the soil or burned to make kelp (processed ashes) which was sold on the mainland for the production of iodine. The man is wearing a hat and traditional homespun waistcoat and trousers. Description based on information found in My wallet of photographs: the collected photographs of J. M. Synge, arranged and introduced by Lilo Stephens (Dublin: Dolmen Editions, 1971).Date: approximately 1898-early 1900s.
Collection title
  • Papers of John Millington Synge
Series title
  • Papers of John Millington Synge: photographs
Provenance
  • Donated to the Library of Trinity College Dublin by the Synge family.
  • Synge family, Donor
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Culture
  • Irish
Digital Object Id
  • MS11332_39
Source
  • 0086280

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