Woman standing beside large stone/dolmen

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Where: Poitou-Charentes, Vienne, France

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A few years ago we had a photo from the Mason Collection of the Brownshill Dolmen in Co Carlow. I hope this photo will prove more of a challenge, I am thinking that it will be difficult to fix on the correct location. That said, I have been wrong in the past!

As he has done before, derangedlemur was able to extend his location-identification skills to points foreign, and established that this is the Pierre levée dolmen in Poitiers in France. The grapes in the foreground helped :)


Photographer: Thomas H. Mason

Collection: Mason Photographic Collection

Date: Catalogue range c.1890-1910

NLI Ref: M52/24

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