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Spinning on Irish Castle Wheel

Accession Number: 0000.1664.18

Collection: Library - Images

Object: Postcard

Date Made: 1903

Description:
Spinning on Irish Castle Wheel. Color image depicts woman spinning flax outside a country cottage. In the background is a man sitting on a bench (?), along with a dog, chickens, and a rooster. Image most likely from Ireland, as the postcard is postmarked in Dalkey, Ireland, and addressed to Dublin, Ireland. Valentine's Series, printed in Great Britain. Postmarked 1903. 13.75 x 8.75 cm.

Subject:
Spinning-wheel; Ireland; Flax spinning; Spinning--Hand--Spinning wheel; Spinners; Labor--Female

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