The barque "Thomas Ferguson" aground at Bray Head

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It is a wild stretch of the imagination to say that the barque is aground at Bray Head but it is aground and one can see Bray Head in the background! This is a scene many will be familiar with but that has changed radically since this beautiful stereo pairs image was taken.

Photographers: Frederick Holland Mares, James Simonton

Contributor: John Fortune Lawrence

Collection: Stereo Pairs Photograph Collection

Date: between ca. 1860-1883

NLI Ref: STP_1955

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