Scenes of Galway
Collection:Postcard
Year:1984
Description:A postcard depicting three scenes of Galway city. The top picture is of Eyre Square. There are many cars parked near the square. There are several pedestrians in the picture, and a few trees. The two cannon that were captured during the Crimean War are also visible.The bottom left picture depicts the Roman Catholic Cathedral and the River Corrib. There are two rowboats on the river with a single person in each boat. There are a number of rowboats docked on the left bank, and there are several trees growing on this bank. There are a few trees on the right of the photograph. The bottom right picture shows the Spanish Arch. This is part of the town wall. There are two arches, and there is a door across the arch on the right. There are two female children standing near the other arch. There is a horse and carriage in front of the arch. There is a man and a woman sitting in the carriage, and there is a driver up front. He has a peaked cap. The carriage is hitched to a single horse. There is a small girl sitting on a stone bollard, looking on. She is on the banks of the River Corrib. The building beside the arch has a light over its door. There is a tree behind the arch. These photographs were taken around 1984.