It is quite a while since we had the pleasure of posting a Fergus O'Connor image and so, despite the light leak, we have a lovely shot of an estuary/tidal area somewhere in Ireland. I love the way the children are carefully gathered together and sitting quietly for the photographer!
With thanks to BeachcomberAustralia
, this didn't stay as "unknown location" for long. It is Crosshaven in County Cork
, looking across the mouth of the River Owenabue towards Curraghbinny promontory.
Photographer: Fergus O’Connor
Collection: Fergus O’Connor Collection
Date: Catalogue range c.1900-1920. Possibly c.1920 (date given by NIAH for one of houses visible)
NLI Ref: OCO 367
You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie
Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Source: Flickr Commons