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  • GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PAST IN ANTIQUE PHOTOGRAPHS

    There is more than a hint of the ghost of Christmas past in lot one at Dolan’s upcoming art and antiques auction at Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork on January 17. ┬áThe catalogue is in the course of preparation, but lot one is a collection of 19th century photographs of locations around Cork city and county. As you can see, they are redolent of an era that is long gone. Here is a nostalgic sample:

    Patrick St., Cork.

    Patrick St., Cork.

    Kissing the Blarney Stone.

    Kissing the Blarney Stone.

    Queenstown - now Cobh - departure point for so many Irish emigrants to the New World.

    Queenstown – now Cobh – departure point for so many Irish emigrants to the New World.

    The bridge at Inchigeelagh.

    The bridge at Inchigeelagh.

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