Magenniss's Court, off Townsend Street c. 1913 (W.J.Joyce)

Description

Magenniss's Court, off Townsend Street c. 1913 (W.J.Joyce) Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, Lantern 7:28 Taken from Corlett, Christiaan. (2008). Darkest Dublin: The story of the Church Street disaster and a pictorial account of the slums of Dublin 1913. Wordwell in association with the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland. Dublin. p.137

Magenniss's Court, off Townsend Street The ramshackle buildings in this picture look in immenent danger of collapsing on top of the group of children. A young barefoot boy with a bandaged leg stares challengingly at the camera. In the background a little girl holds a shawl-wrapped child.

Many of the interviewees lived in this area.

Item Type

Still Image

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

Publisher

Wordwell in association with the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland

Creator

Joyce, W.J.

About this item

Source

Corlett, Christiaan. (2008). Darkest Dublin: The story of the Church Street disaster and a pictorial account of the slums of Dublin 1913

Subject

Games and entertainment

Provenance

11.30.1912

Date Added

05.06.2009

Citation

Magenniss's Court, off Townsend Street c. 1913 (W.J.Joyce) Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, Lantern 7:28 Taken from Corlett, Christiaan. (2008). Darkest Dublin: The story of the Church Street disaster and a pictorial account of the slums of Dublin 1913. Wordwell in association with the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland. Dublin. p.137