Mummy’s Boy

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Rob Cross writes:

My colourised c1890 photo of a mother and her ballad singer son in Newtown Castle, Lisdoonvarna, county Clare. The paper her son is holding is a printed poem with the heading ‘Lines on the Scenery Round St. Bridget’s Well in the Co. Clare.’

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8 thoughts on “Mummy’s Boy

  1. Gabby

    Country men wore waistcoats for simple elegance in those days. The granny’s handknit woollen shawl is something Dublin 4 & 6 trendies

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