Shipping cattle
Collection:Aran
Photographer:Mason
Description:A photograph of a group of men and one woman hitching a cow, bull or bullock to a currach. A currach is a rowboat used off the coast of Ireland. The scene took place on one of the Aran Islands. The Aran Islands are off the west coast of Ireland. They have a rope around the animal's midriff. One man is holding the animal by the nose. The woman is holding a stick. She is wearing a head scarf or shawl. One man is wearing a hat. All of the other men are wearing caps. There is a dog sitting on the beach. There is a steam ship out at sea and there are two currachs being rowed quite close to it.