Arthur Fields: the man on O'Connell bridge
Sean O'Hagan on the fascinating archive left by the self-taught street photographer who stood on Dublin's principal bridge every day for 50 years
The Swastika Laundry was founded in 1912 and was one of many Laundry businesses in Dublin. Founded by John W. Brittain (1872 – 1937) from Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim who was one of the ...
A young nun walking Holy Communion girls past no. 3, Halston Street, Dublin on the feast of Corpus Christi. Interesting juxtaposition with the older mini-skirted local girls. The baskets were usually filled with flower petals for the girls to scatter along the way... Thanks to Phyllis Stice over on our Facebook for allowing us to get to the exact date of 5 June 1969, from the unsatisfactory "sometime in 1969"! Photographer: Elinor Wiltshire Date: 5 June 1969 NLI Ref.: WIL 45