Prison Blues – Dublin Picture

Prison Blues

This Mason slide could not be further removed from yesterday’s one. We’ve gone back decades, and find ourselves in the central hall of Kilmainham Gaol/Jail in Dublin. It looks relatively spruce and freshly painted. And those bundles are allegedly piles of clothes, according to our catalogue…

Photographer: Thomas H. Mason

Collection: Mason Photographic Collection

Date: Catalogue range c.1890-1910

NLI Ref: M26/16

You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie

Image published by National Library of Ireland on The Commons on 2019-01-29 07:50:10 and used under Creative Commons license.

Tagged: , Kilmainham Gaol , central hall , stairs , cells , prison guard , bundles , historical site , 1916 leaders , Thomas Holmes Mason , Thomas Mayne , Thomas H. Mason & Sons Limited , Lantern Slides , National Library of Ireland , 1896 , Jail , Gaol , Prison , Sacks , Guard , Inchicore , Dublin

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