Aran turf hookers
Collection:Aran
Photographer:Stephens, F. E.
Description:A photograph of two Aran turf hookers. A hooker is a type of sailing boat used around the Galway area. The Aran Islands are three islands off the west coast of Ireland. In the picture, the larger boat is full of turf. There is a woman standing on the shore with a large wicker basket. She is bent over collecting something. There are two men standing in the water. They are bent over pulling something from the water. There is a wicker basket between them.