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[Straw boys join in wedding festivities, Ireland.]

Image ID: 835367

[Straw boys join in wedding festivities, Ireland.]

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Straw boys join in wedding festivities, Ireland.]

Creator

: Morrow, Edwin A. -- Artist

Medium

: Halftone photomechanical prints

Specific Material Type

: photomechanical_prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 art reproduction ; 31 x 22.5 cm.

Notes

: Source: The Graphic, July 8, 1911 (conjectured). Note 2.) Tears on image ; damage at upper right corner. Printed on border: "From time immemorial a strange wedding custom has been observed in the West of Ireland, young men--known as the Straw-Boys--who have not been invited to the ceremony, and who care to present themselves in the disguise shown in our picture, being allowed to join in the festivities and control all the arrangements for a couple of hours."

Original Source

: From Graphic. Illustrated Newspapers, Ltd., 1869-) .

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Marriage customs - A-L

Source Description

: 2 folders (47 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC MARRI-(A-L)

Digital ID

: 835367

Record ID

: 1044707

Digital Item Published

: 8-20-2007; updated 5-19-2012

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