Postcard of Galway
Collection:Valentine
Description:A postcard which depicts five scenes from Galway. In the middle of the postcard, there is a photograph of the Salmon Fisheries on the River Corrib. In the foreground, there is a ladder from the river to the dock. There is a house on the left, and there are pillars in the water which are the remains of the railway viaduct. At the top left of the postcard, there is a photograph of women and children at the end of the promenade in Salthill. There are stone steps leading from the promenade down to the water. At the top right of the postcard, there is a photograph of the Claddagh Village. It consists of thatched cottages. There are two women standing outside the door of one house. At the bottom right of the postcard, there is a photograph of the ruin of Menlough Castle. The castle is on the banks of a river. There are trees growing in the grounds of the castle. At the bottom left of the postcard, William Street in Galway is shown. In the foreground, there is a man with a horse and trap. A trap is a type of carriage. The man is wearing a cap. Further up the street, there is a second horse and trap. There is a car on the street. There are many pedestrians on the street. There is a shop on the right with the word "Dillon" on one sign and the word "Jeweller" on another. Both signs are projecting out from the side of the building. There is an ornate lamp over the door. The name 'Dillon' appears over the shop window.