Photo 5

5 A KERRY LANDLESS LABOURER c.1860 Seen here, in an early Wet-Collodian-Process photograph with his most treasured possession, his spade. This unfortunate man, almost the poorest of the poor, typifies the condition to which many of both sexes in Ireland were reduced by the Famine and for many years after it. Many more had left Ireland, permanently, in the vast wave of emigration that ensued and this was to set the pattern for many years to come Read More