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Street in Larne, Co. Antrim
Image by National Library of Ireland on The Commons
This looks like a scene from the movie "The Quiet Man" with Barry Fitzgerald driving his sidecar up the street to collect Sean Thornton from the boat? A rare visit to the Joshua H. Hargrave collection to end the week with a scene from Larne containing two horses, various humans but nary a dog!
Despite some ‘technical issues’ with today’s posting, O Mac confirmed that this is the corner of Main Street and Cross Street in Larne (rather than ‘High Street’ as we may have originally suggested). The water pump to the right is outside Larne Town Hall. Sharon.corbet and others provide additional information on some of the businesses pictured – including Gingles pub and spirit merchants (later hotel) on Upper Cross Street….
Photographers: Joshua H. Hargrave
Collection: Joshua H. Hargrave Collection
NLI Ref: HAR92
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