LevelItem
Ref NoWHD/1/14
TitleThe body of the Lord Mayor of Cork arrives by tug at Cork under guard of the Auxilliary RIC
DateOctober 1920
Extent1 glass plate negative, 1 vintage contact print and 2 prints
Creator NameDoughty; Herbert Walter (1876-1958); photographer
DescriptionPhotograph depicting the arrival of the body of Terence MacSwiney as it is returned to Cork harbour, where he was Lord Mayor, following his death on the seventy-fourth day of hunger strike in Brixton prison. Published in the Manchester Guardian on 1 November 1920, the day after his funeral was held in Cork.
1 4 x 5" glass negative, 1 vintage contact print and 2 digital prints (8 x 10.5" / 20 x 24")
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsAccess to glass plate negatives restricted due to fragile nature. Contact Archivist for further information.
TermAnglo-irish War (1920-1922)
Image

WHD-1-14.jpg

FormatPhotograph

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