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Folklore recording in Poulaphouca, County Wicklow, 1939. This shows the recording of local folklore before the flooding of a large area in 1939 for a reservoir and hydroelectric scheme. Image courtesy of the National Folklore Collection at University College, Dublin. One item of many in a new feature from the Gallery of Photography,…Continue
Posted on December 16, 2021 at 15:00
The latest addition to my collection is this Howard Grubb aluminium Aplanatic 12x10 lens made in Dublin, probably in the late 1890s. This was probably one of the earliest aluminium lenses made by Grubb. Were there aluminium lenses from other manufacturers before this time? Aluminium was lighter than brass, but was then new as a refined product for…Continue
Posted on December 8, 2021 at 23:30
In Our Own Image: Photography in Ireland 1839 to the Present presents the first comprehensive historical and critical survey of photography from across the island of Ireland. This landmark centenary exhibition charts how the medium has both reflected and shaped Irish cultural identity, from the work of the earliest photographic pioneers up to the…Continue
Posted on November 25, 2021 at 17:00
William Fagan's illustrated online talk will celebrate the ongoing development of a new, interactive timeline of the history of photography in Ireland which is being developed by the Gallery of Photography, Ireland. He will share some of the key images in Ireland's photographic history and explore the stories behind them. Considering photography both as…Continue
Posted on July 27, 2021 at 22:30 — 3 Comments
Hi William, My email is email@example.com if we have anymore difficulties.. Alan.
Hi William. I have the same original image as of your attachment of the Cabin Camera by Alfred Werner you sent me. I also have another view of the door of the cabin from which you entered the camera..Thank you..
Yes, my e-mail address is: firstname.lastname@example.org
Will be good to make contact.
I met with Dave today, am glad you have a lot to share. As did we for over 2 hours, really interesting man.
Pleased that he has the Grubb ledger and is willing to share information.
All the Best
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