[Mary Barlow at work on the spinning wheel, Aclare, Co. Sligo.] - UCD Digital Library

Mary Barlow at work on the spinning wheel, Aclare, Co. Sligo.

In collection Folklore Photograph Collection

Origin information
Áth an Chláir, Co. Shligigh (Éire) / Aclare, Co. Sligo (Ireland) : Coimisiún Béaloideasa Éireann (CBÉ) / Irish Folklore Commission - Copyright
Date created:
Type of resource
still image
Physical description
1 photograph (image/tiff) — Digital origin: reformatted digital — Reformating quality: preservation
Note
089 I gCuimhne na nDaoine. Negative is soft.
Note
The pedal wheel in the photo was introduced to this country by the huguenots. This wheel was the most commonly used for spinning flax, which was then woven into linen. A larger wheel was used for spinning wool.
Languages
English  
Genre
Photograph
Subject
Aclare (Sligo, Ireland)
Livelihood and Household Support
Spinning
Note
089 I gCuimhne na nDaoine. Negative is soft.
Note
The pedal wheel in the photo was introduced to this country by the huguenots. This wheel was the most commonly used for spinning flax, which was then woven into linen. A larger wheel was used for spinning wool.

Record source
Prepared by IVRLA project staff, UCD Library, University College Dublin — Record identifier: uri:info:fedora/ivrla:10277

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Copyright of the original resource: © University College Dublin, National University of Ireland, Dublin. Copyright and reproduction rights for all items in this collection are held by University College Dublin and administered by the National Folklore Collection, University College Dublin, Newman Building, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.