A Brother’s Grief


Rob Cross writes:

My restored August 27, 1922 photo featuring Seán Collins (centre) beside the coffin of his brother, Michael Collins in Dublin’s City Hall where he lay in state for three days following his death at Béal na mBláth in Cork on August 22.

Top pic: Getty

2 thoughts on “A Brother’s Grief

  1. f_lawless

    I know I’m nitpicking, but wouldn’t the armband on the officer have been some shade of black rather than green?

    1. theo kretschmar schuldorff

      .. and Collins’ own belt & buckles should be leather & brass coloured

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