Elinor Wiltshire Collection

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Title

Elinor Wiltshire Collection

Subject

Photographs of Irish Travellers from the Sheridan O’Brien camp in Loughrea, Co Galway 1954.

Description

from the Elinor Wiltshire Collection in the National Library of Ireland. These photographs are unusual for Elinor Wiltshire in that the subjects ae largely posing for her camera. Ordinarily Elinor’s subjects were unaware they were being photographed. The Loughrea photos were taken at the Sheridan O’Brien camp in May 1954, the families were about to leave for the Cahirmee (Buttevant, Co Cork) horse fare.

Link to Loughrea photogaphs May 1954

Link to Cahirmee Photographs July 1954

Source

from the Elinor Wiltshire Collection in the National Library of Ireland.

Date

May 1954

Rights

National Library of Ireland

Citation

“Elinor Wiltshire Collection
,” TravellerCollection.ie, accessed September 21, 2018, https://travellercollection.omeka.net/items/show/37.

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