The title comes from the "Eton Boat Song" and modern usage does not apply! Mr. Poole has taken a fine portrait of the New Ross four though there are 6 people in the image. I suspect that there may have been a "sub" during the year or it may be that the club's captain and the coxswain is included?
Photographer: A. H. Poole
Collection: Poole Photographic Studio, Waterford
Date: Catalogue date c.1898
NLI Ref: POOLEWP 1038b
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Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
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