Connemara by Christopher Lawrie
Connemara, a photo by Christopher Lawrie on Flickr.

Galway is a place in love with sorrow.
Galway. Death. Sorrow. Connemara.

Plaster mask of a child of Lady Nairn taken after death as a memorial. In the 19th century when this mask was made many more babies and young children died in Britain than today. Many wealthy parents had these masks made on on the death of their children.
St Mungo Museum of Religion Life and Art. Glasgow

~ by christopherlawrie on October 22, 2012.

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