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[William Lawrence, Representative from Ohio, Thirty-fifth Congress, half-length portrait]

[William Lawrence, Representative from Ohio, Thirty-fifth Congress, ha...

Illus. in: McClees' gallery of photographic portraits of the senators, representatives & delegates of the thirty-fifth Congress... Washington: McClees & Beck, [1859], page 209. Each item includes subject's orig... More

Armagh Man (William Stickers?) laughs in the face of "Post No Bills" signs

Armagh Man (William Stickers?) laughs in the face of "Post No Bills" s...

Cheating a little with the title of this one, as there is no "Post No Bills" sign to be seen (although we know they existed in Ireland long before ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland/8178145805 ) this pho... More

Steamboat, Lough Erne

Steamboat, Lough Erne

Sticking with the same collection as yesterday, the catalogue lists this image as "Steam Boat on Lough Erne, Belturbet, Co. Cavan" - implying that it was taken in County Cavan. However, we have a similar Lawren... More

Eyre Square, Galway

Eyre Square, Galway

Featuring the shyest tram passengers ever.....Date: 1880s?..NLI Ref.: L_ROY_00775 ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000325307 )

Dining Saloon on the S.S. Great Eastern

Dining Saloon on the S.S. Great Eastern

Thought that after our couple of "shippy" days, it'd be interesting to see what was available to passengers below decks on snazzy (technical term) vessels like the Brunel-designed S.S. Great Eastern, berthed in... More

Trinity College Dublin, late 19th century

Trinity College Dublin, late 19th century

Very bustling scene at College Green in Dublin (at 13:16 o' the clock?). There are surely clues in this streetscape that can help us narrow down the date.....This photo was taken probably by Robert French, chie... More

Alexandra Graving Dock, Belfast (2)

Alexandra Graving Dock, Belfast (2)

… taken from further back, showing all of the Rothesay Bay out of Glasgow (is that how it's termed?)...Date: Between October and December 1889 or between July 1890 and mid-1899..NLI Ref.: L_NS_01663 ( http://ca... More

Pilot Office, Belfast

Pilot Office, Belfast

Men working on tracks at the docks in Belfast beside the Pilot Office...Thanks to Gerry Ward ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/gerryward/ ) for this great background information:."The Pilot Office stood on the no... More

Queenstown, where soldiers found a home, and sailors their rest

Queenstown, where soldiers found a home, and sailors their rest

Lovely view of Queenstown (now Cobh), and more evidence of harbour-side urinals, though perhaps not as fancy as the ones we saw at City Quay, Dublin ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland/8042702091/ ) ...Dat... More

Traffic Jam

Traffic Jam

Barges and boats jockeying for position at the lock at the weir on the Shannon at Athlone, Co. Westmeath...Here's an interesting post on the Irish Waterways History site about this lock and its mechanics ( http... More

The Docks, Belfast

The Docks, Belfast

Paddle Steamer in for repairs/re-fit? Either way, couldn't resist the amphitheatre effect of this working environment...N.B.: Had intended to ask you all to pace yourselves with these photos of Belfast, Cork, ... More

Curves in Cork

Curves in Cork

Chose this curvy photo of the railway station in Cork for the bewildering multiplicity of signage. Most scenes in our early photos are blissfully uncluttered, but not this one!..Also chose it because it has a c... More

Drung Hill, Co. Kerry

Drung Hill, Co. Kerry

NLI Ref.: LIMP 2947 ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000058720 )

St. Nicholas' Church, Galway, 1890(?)

St. Nicholas' Church, Galway, 1890(?)

This photo was taken probably by Robert French, chief photographer of William Lawrence Photographic Studios of Dublin...We've seen the front of St. Nicholas' Church before with the Egg and Fowl Market ( http://... More

H.M.S. Warspite at Queenstown, now Cobh

H.M.S. Warspite at Queenstown, now Cobh

Since we visited Kingstown yesterday, thought we might swing by Queenstown in Co. Cork today, now renamed Cobh...This photo lacks the usual impeccable clarity of our Lawrence Collection photos, but thought you ... More

H.M.S. Melampus in all her glory

H.M.S. Melampus in all her glory

Taken at the harbour in Kingstown, Co. Dublin - now renamed Dun Laoghaire...Think we might get a bit nautical (not ruling out naughty either) for the next few days, in honour of the Dublin Tall Ships Races Fest... More

[William Lawrence, three-quarter length portrait, facing front]
Horse Trams at corner of Bachelor's Walk and O'Connell Bridge

Horse Trams at corner of Bachelor's Walk and O'Connell Bridge

Date: ca. 1891-1897..NLI Ref.: L_ROY_03114 ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/L_ROY_03114 )

All aboard the "Cherry-bounce"

All aboard the "Cherry-bounce"

Happy tourists or day trippers loading up outside McNeill's Hotel in Larne, Co. Antrim, under the watchful eye of the local constabulary. We think McNeill's was near Dunluce Street. Have hazarded "charabanc" as... More

Cherry Bounce

Cherry Bounce

Completely stealing the title for this one from Little Women where Amy uses the term that the March family's household helper, Hannah, used for Mr. Laurence's Char-a-Banc...This gorgeous touring car is pictured... More

Paddy's Market, Cork City

Paddy's Market, Cork City

And could this be anywhere other than Cork with all those Beamish & Crawfords (at nos. 31-35 and no. 39)?..One of my favourite Lawrence market photos. We have a framed version of this up on a wall inside in the... More

The Square, Rathdowney, Co. Laois, circa 1900

The Square, Rathdowney, Co. Laois, circa 1900

This photo was taken probably by Robert French, chief photographer of William Lawrence Photographic Studios of Dublin...You can compare this view of the The Square at Rathdowney with its companion photo ( http:... More

S.S. Shannon

S.S. Shannon

Yesterday's photo of the S.S. Hazel showed hundreds of people bundled on board. Today, a rather more orderly group are disembarking the S.S. Shannon at Cappagh Pier, Kilrush, Co. Clare...P.S. Did we ever come t... More

Temprance Bar!

Temprance Bar!

Bad spelling over the door aside, surely a Temperance Bar is a bit of a contradiction in terms?..The main focus here is Thomas Strand's establishment at no. 5 Tivoli Terrace in Lisdoonvarna (lovely lamp lurking... More

Unidentified = Eel Weir taken from Town Bridge in Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Unidentified = Eel Weir taken from Town Bridge in Athlone, Co. Westmea...

Thought this was probably on the River Shannon somewhere, but excellent that we now have a proper location for this Lawrence Collection photo that previously had only the rather sad title of Unidentified on our... More

Fast Excursion to the International Exhibition

Fast Excursion to the International Exhibition

It looks as if some quite stylish ladies have just alighted from a train at Limerick Railway Station, though they're of no interest to local children who are completely focused on the photographer...Delighted t... More

Lawrence No. 1

Lawrence No. 1

Think this is a good shot of Sackville Street, the G.P.O. and Nelson's Pillar in and of itself (and certainly tram heaven for transport enthusiasts), but like it also as it's "No. 1" of the Lawrence Cabinet-siz... More

Penny Farthing

Penny Farthing

Not sure if we've seen St. Stephen's Green in Dublin from this angle before. There isn't the usual clarity of a Lawrence Collection photograph, but when I spotted the Penny Farthing, this one was irresistible..... More

Next stop, America!

Next stop, America!

Locomotive 107 at Valentia (Valencia) Harbour Station in Co. Kerry…..Photographer: Robert French of Lawrence Photographic Studios ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Collection/vtls000313414 ) , Dublin..Date: Between 190... More

A lot of horse power in these stables!

A lot of horse power in these stables!

These are the stables on the Rockingham Estate in Boyle, Co. Roscommon - home to the King family (the Estate, not the Stables!). It looks as if real horse-drawn conveyances and horse power as we know it today w... More

Albert Memorial in Belfast at 14:25 - Now you don't see the horse-drawn trams!

Albert Memorial in Belfast at 14:25 - Now you don't see the horse-draw...

Companion photo of an archetypal Robert French/Lawrence Collection street scene of the Albert Memorial in Belfast, but now with added electrification... ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland/12170051564 ) ..... More

First Class Battleship

First Class Battleship

Crew sunning themselves in Castletownbere, Co. Cork. Infuriating that the ship's name is not clear on any of the caps.....Photographer: Almost certainly Robert French of Lawrence Photographic Studios ( http://c... More

Lovely lamp posts

Lovely lamp posts

Parts of this photo may not be pin sharp, but it's a great high view along Sackville Street (now O'Connell Street) in Dublin, with lots of details to feast on…..Photographer: Almost certainly Robert French of L... More

No. 74

No. 74

Lovely location for a railway station, at the foot of the Rock of Cashel in Tipperary. Am I raving or have we seen engine 74 somewhere else? And was this part of the Great Southern and Western Railway?..Date: C... More

Howth-on-Sea

Howth-on-Sea

Gloriously sunny day (even in black and white) at Howth, Co. Dublin...Date: Circa 1905? (info. from the excellent Hurdy Gurdy Museum of Vintage Radio ( https://sites.google.com/site/hurdygurdymuseum/home ) in ... More

Exemption Licence at the Anchor Hotel in Moville, Co. Donegal

Exemption Licence at the Anchor Hotel in Moville, Co. Donegal

Don't think we've come across one of these newfangled exemption licences before, have we?..Photographer: Almost certainly Robert French of Lawrence Photographic Studios ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Collection/vtls... More

No. 2 Dredger...

No. 2 Dredger...

... a-dredging in Courtown Harbour, Co. Wexford...Photographer: Almost certainly Robert French of Lawrence Photographic Studios ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Collection/vtls000313414 ) , Dublin..Date: Between circa... More

Hair Cut for thruppence

Hair Cut for thruppence

Thanks to everyone for confirming that this wasn't the Great Northern Railway Station in Belfast as it said in our catalogue, but rather York Road Railway Station!..Really love the chap striding towards the cam... More

Moll's Gap, Kerry

Moll's Gap, Kerry

Very ominous clouds moving in on these tourists in Kerry. Looks as if they're going to get pelted with rain...From the sign post, Sneem is 15 miles behind them, and they've 14 miles to to to Killarney.....Date:... More

Post No Bills

Post No Bills

Wondering if this is the earliest sighting of a "Post No Bills" warning in our photos (in the archway at the right - no. 18). This is Shop Street, Galway obviously bathed in glorious sunshine, with a horse-draw... More

Castle Street in Sligo Town

Castle Street in Sligo Town

This was taken just around the corner from our 1798 Memorial on Market Street ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland/9182730208 ) . Good vista, good mix of businesses, very clear registration number on that m... More

What's all this then?

What's all this then?

Taken on Parkgate Street in Dublin.....Photographer: Almost certainly Robert French of Lawrence Photographic Studios ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Collection/vtls000313414 ) , Dublin..Date: 1910-ish??..NLI Ref.: L_... More

SAUNDERS, WILLIAM LAWRENCE. OF INGERSOLL-RAND CO

SAUNDERS, WILLIAM LAWRENCE. OF INGERSOLL-RAND CO

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... More

Capt. William Lawrence & Carrol Lawrence, 41422

Capt. William Lawrence & Carrol Lawrence, 41422

Title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negatives or negative sleeves. General information about the National Photo Company collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp... More

Nineteen minutes past 11 o'clock

Nineteen minutes past 11 o'clock

Love when our photos clearly show the time, and that's the case with this great capture of St. Patrick's Hill in Cork City.....Thanks to guliolopez ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/achesonblog/ ) who did so much... More

Not Licensed to Sell on Sunday

Not Licensed to Sell on Sunday

Wonder if that's the proprietor of the Fair Head Hotel in Antrim, Isabella McLaughlin, lurking in the doorway with ducks around her feet? Now known as "Hunter's Bar in Ballyvoy. The Torr Road starts here and ru... More