A Mason image to begin this weeks postings. Specifically, a maritime scene, with what seems a familiar headland in the background(?) The many boats and fishing vessels grounded during low tide gives the men a chance to carry out checks and repairs. The breakwater seems more natural stone than a man made construction. Are we looking at a natural harbour?
was quickest on the draw here, identifying this as Port Erin and Bradda Head on the Isle of Man....
Photographer: Thomas H. Mason
Collection: Mason Photographic Collection
Date: Catalogue range c.1890-1910
NLI Ref: M50/13
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Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Source: Flickr Commons