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Eve Arnold, American, 1912 - 2012
Title: Aran Islands: Carrying a Curragh down to the Ship that Brings the Community's weekly Supplies, 1974
Date: 2019
Medium: Archival print
40.6 x 50.8 cm
Credit Line: Purchased, 2019
Object Number: NGI.2019.203
DescriptionThis print by Eve Arnold offers the first view of the Aran Islands in the photography collection thus far and features an emblem of Irish tradition in the form of the currach. It is a strong example of colour photography from the 1960s and adds to the Gallery’s growing collection of works by international photographers who visited and shot in Ireland.

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