Rope making on the Aran Islands
Collection:Synge
Description:A photograph of rope making on one of the Aran Islands. The Aran Islands are three islands off the west coast of Ireland. In the picture, a seated man is holding a ball of rope. A child is standing a few feet away from him holding one end of the rope. The child is wearing a dress. In Aran, young boys and girls wore dresses. The man and the child are wearing a cap. The two are standing near two stone buildings with a stone wall between the buildings. The sea is visible beyond the stone wall. There are two pigs near the feet of the man.