Description

Yard of Morgan's Cottages, Power's Court, c.1913 showing sanitary accommodation. More than twenty years after this picture was taken matters had not improved greatly for some tenement dwellers. as interviewee Stephanie Cannon recalls: “…things were hard, very hard, you know, sure there was no inside toilet, we had to go into the yard to go to the toilet …” (p.2)

Yard of Morgan's Cottages, Power's Court, c.1913 showing sanitary accommodation. (W.J.Joyce) Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, Lantern 7:21. 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.147

Item Type

Still Image

Original Format

Photograph

Publisher

Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland

Creator

Joyce, W.J.

Collection

About this item

Spatial Coverage

Mount Street, Upper and Lower

Subject

Housing conditions

Provenance

11.30.1912

Date Added

05.10.2009

Citation

Joyce, W.J., "Yard of Morgan's Cottages, Power's Court, c.1913." Lifescapes: Mapping Dublin Lives, Item #267 (accessed October 19 2017, 1:07 am)