Friday, 5 June 2015

Some Fantastic 19th century Photos of Irish Archaeology Sites

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Some Fantastic 19th century Photos of Irish Archaeology Sites

This fantastic collection of photos, which are taken from the archives of Victoria & Albert Museum, show a number of Irish archaeological sites as they appeared at the end of the 19th century/start of the 20th century. The majority of images were taken by Robert Welch who was a noted Belfast based photographer.
Newgrange entrance 19th century
Entrance into Newgrange, Co. Meath, 1900, by Hogg, A R © Victoria and Albert Museum


Dowth chamber
Interior of Dowth Passage Tomb, by Hogg, A R, 1900 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Legananny tomb
Leganny Portal Tomb, Co. Down by Welch, R, 1897 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Knocknarea, Sligo
Knocknarea tomb, Co. Sligo by Welch R, 1898 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Goward dolmen down
Gowards Portal Tomb, Co. Down by Welch, R, 1898 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Dowth entrance
The entrance into the passage tomb at Dowth, Co. Meath by Hogg, A R, 1900 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Ballyhack, portal tomb
Megalithic tomb, Carrowmore, Co. Sligo by Welch, R
Megalithic tomb, Carrowmore, Co. Sligo by Welch, R © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Early Christian Clochán, Inishmurry Island, Co. Sligo
Early Christian Clochán, Inishmurry Island, Co. Sligo by Welch, R, 1897 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Boho cross base, Enniskillen
Boho high cross, Co. Fermanagh by Welch, R © Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Ballysadare church
South door, St Fechin’s Church, Ballysadare, Co Sligo by Welch R, 1900 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Ardboe High cross
Ardboe High Cross, Co. Tyrone by Welch, R, 1898 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Dun Aengus 19th century
Dun Aengus, Aran Islands, Co. Galway, by Welch, R, 1898 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Kilnasaggart cross slab
Kilnasaggart cross slab, Co Armagh by Welch, R, 1897 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

MacDaras church
McDara’s church, Galway by Welch, R, 1897 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Monasterboice High Cross
Monasterboice High Cross, Co. Louth by Bingley, G, 1905 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Inchagoill, church
Inchagoill church, Co. Galway by Welch, R, 1898 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Killeavy church, Co. Armagh
West Door, Killeavy Church, Co. Armagh by Welch R, 1897 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Kilconnell Abbey
Kilconnell Abbey, Co. Galway by Welch R, 1908 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Inishmurry cross
Cross, Inishmurry, Co. Sligo, Welch, R, 1897 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Glendalough, Co. Wicklow by Bingley, G, 1905  © Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Glendalough, Co. Wicklow by Bingley, G, 1905 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Sweat house, Inishmurry, Co. Sligo by Welch, R, 1897 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

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