Quite a Modern Institution

Quite a Modern Institution
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Image by National Library of Ireland on The Commons
This is the Galway Mail Car at a crossroads somewhere in Connemara, Co. Galway. A note on the back reads "The mail car from Galway – quite a modern institution (1892)"

This photo was taken by Major Ruttledge-Fair for James Hack Tuke. Tuke was very interested in living conditions in the West of Ireland.

Date: 1892

NLI Ref.: TUKE21