Ha’penny Bridge, Dublin
Patsy McGyver writes:
The Ha’penny Bridge, Dublin. Merchants Arch, Wellington Quay in the background. 1880s…
…I hate the advertisements.
Dublin Civic Trust write:
A fleeting, rare capture of Arnott’s exotic silhouette with its Eastern-inspired central tower and terminating pavilions prior to decapitation in the late 1940s – the rationale at the time declaring the ornaments as serving “no useful purpose.” Other than civitas, heaven forbid.