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
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