Description:A photograph of a group of people standing on a pier looking at a type of boat known as a 'Galway Hooker'. The photograph was taken in 1898 and it was taken in Garumna Island, county Galway. The boat has one mast. Its sail is not visible. There are men, women and children in the group. At least one man and one boy is barefoot. Behind the group, there are fields bounded by stone walls. Beyond this, there is a village of thatched cottages. The caption at the bottom of the photograph reads "A Hooker and Village, Garumna Island.".