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Town scales, in the market square, Donegal town

Town scales, in the market square, Donegal town



Today we have an image from a collection I have not personally come across before - so for those also new to the collection, let me introduce Joshua H. Hargrave. Those who have followed the stream for a while ([email protected]&sort=date-taken-desc&tags=joshuaharrisonhargrave&view_all=1 ) may know that Joshua was an engineer with the Great Northern Railway and a keen amateur photographer. This is a fine shot of his of the scales in Donegal Town. Which, with thanks to sharon.corbet ( /photos/[email protected]/ ) , derangedlemur ( /photos/[email protected]/ ) and mcginley2012 ( /photos/[email protected]/ ) , we now know a lot more about (including location and use - see below). Also thanks to O Mac ( /photos/[email protected]/ ) and sharon.corbet ( /photos/[email protected]/ ) for the information on the "bakers and confectioners" pictured on the left. As beachcomberaustralia ( /photos/beachcomberaustralia/ ) points out, we may be able to find out a more specific date from the posters pictured next to the arch. Which local mcginley2012 ( /photos/[email protected]/ ) tells us lead to the Market Hall......Author: Joshua H. Hargrave (ca. 1860-1924; phtographer). .Collection: Joshua H. Hargrave Collection ( H. Hargrave Collection ) . .Date: c.1890. .NLI Ref: HAR3 ( ) . .You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at ( )



1870 - 1930




National Library of Ireland

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