Aran women collecting seaweed
Photographer:Stephens, F. E.
Description:A photograph of women collecting seaweed on one of the Aran Islands. The Aran Islands are three islands off the west coast of Ireland. There are two women in the foreground. One is carrying a large wicker basket or creel on her back. Behind these women, there is another woman carrying a large basket on her back. They are walking uphill away from the sea. Near the sea, there are two men and a number of women. There are two baskets or boxes on the road. Many of the women, in the picture, are wearing shawls. The men are wearing hats. One hat is knitted and the other has a brim.