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Straw boys join in wedding festivities, Ireland.

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Title
Straw boys join in wedding festivities, Ireland.
Names
Morrow, Edwin A. (Artist)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Marriage customs - A-L

Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC MARRI-(A-L)
Topics
Folk dancing
Folk musicians
Irish -- Clothing & dress
Guests
Weddings -- Ireland
Interiors -- Ireland
Marriage -- Ireland
Genres
Halftone photomechanical prints
Notes
Content: Source: The Graphic, July 8, 1911 (conjectured).
Content: Tears on image ; damage at upper right corner. Printed on border: "From time immemorial a strange wedding custom has been observed in the West of Ireland, young men--known as the Straw-Boys--who have not been invited to the ceremony, and who care to present themselves in the disguise shown in our picture, being allowed to join in the festivities and control all the arrangements for a couple of hours."
Source note: Graphic. Illustrated Newspapers, Ltd., 1869-).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 art reproduction ; 31 x 22.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 2156336
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17261899
Barcode: 33333159468202
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e05180a0-c556-012f-7a59-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Straw boys join in wedding festivities, Ireland." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d0c4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Straw boys join in wedding festivities, Ireland." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 22, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d0c4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. Straw boys join in wedding festivities, Ireland. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d0c4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Straw boys join in wedding festivities, Ireland.