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Bigger Collection

Francis Joseph Bigger was a highly successful solicitor, pioneering archaeologist, writer and promoter of all aspects of Irish culture from language to architecture. National Museums Northern Ireland holds collections of his photographs, scrapbooks and objects from his home. This is the first installment of the Bigger collection concentrating on photographs of fishing in Ardglass, County Down in the early 20th century.

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Photographic negative

Photographic negative

subject : black and white photograph of miniature painting of female member of McCracken family; annotated F. J. Bigger 08;Condition : good...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

subject : black and white photograph of elderly gentlemen annoted 'F.J. Bigger, Ardrigh' and 'Bigger';Condition : good...

Photographic Print

Photographic Print

subject : view of Sleive Donard and the Shimna River with man leading horse and cart along bank...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

subject : black and white photograph of full length profile portrait of unknown gentlemen in frock coat;Condition : good...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

subject : front view of residence of P. Crawford, Larne, showing one-storey double bay house with woman and child standing at front door...

Photographic Print/ Photographic Negative

Photographic Print/ Photographic Negative

Photographic negative and original photographic print of shawled woman ballad singer with bandaged arm; possibly Dunfanaghy Fleadh...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

subject : crew of herring fishing boat shooting train of drift nets from hold; from series 'Boats for Down, Ardglass, Kilclief';Condition : good...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

subject : man wearing clogs sitting on side of fishing boat; from series 'Boats for Down, Ardglass, Kilclief';Condition : good...

photographic film negative

photographic film negative

subject : Scottish steam drifter, reg. no. BK 86 (Berwick) and two nobbies with sails up (reg. nos. unknown0 in Ardglass Bay. date : mid 1920s;conditi...

photographic film negative

photographic film negative

subject : Ardglass harbour showing fishing boat Pioneer and yacht.. date : mid 1920s;condition : good....

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photographic film negative

subject : Two men in donkey cart outside one storey thatched cabin with shawled woman seated on stool outside. Man smoking pipe looks on. ' Goldsmith ...

photographic film negative

photographic film negative

subject : two shawled woman kneeling in prayer with two girls, one holding a baby, look on. Rag-covered prayer sticks in background. [Pattern scene]...

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photographic film negative

subject : blacksmith standing in forge behind anvil....

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photographic film negative

subject : view over Ardglass harbour showing fishing vessels and hering barrels. Jordans Castle with Red Hand flag flying in background...

photographic film negative

photographic film negative

subject : bearded man with hands clasped standing outside house;condition : good....

photographic film negative

photographic film negative

subject : Crew shooting back rope of train of drift nets from fishing boat.. date : mid 1920s;condition : good....

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photographic film negative

Subject : ironmongery stall, showing pot-hooks and chains, in market scene....

photographic film negative

photographic film negative

subject : fishing boats in harbour showing reg. nos 301D and 427D...

photographic film negative

photographic film negative

subject : Five of crew of nobby at Ardglass quayside, showing capstan, hatch to hold, mast slot and various block and tackle fittings.. date : mid 192...

photographic film negative

photographic film negative

subject : CDB nabbie Delia and stern of Zulu in foerground, with Killybegs train station to rear, from right shed, signal box, cattle pens and carriag...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

subject : two women in black shawls kneeling at prayer at holy rock with two girls holding a baby alongside and hens in the background. Bushes draped ...

photographic film negative

photographic film negative

subject : two bareboot young boys, one in cap, and one in straw hat carrying a bundle of books tied with a strap....

photographic film negative

photographic film negative

subject : woman working castle whell outside stone house, with whitewashed windows, with two children looking to camera and a girl looking through doo...

photographic film negative

photographic film negative

subject : shawled woman at doorway of rope thatched house...

photographic film negative

photographic film negative

subject : jaunting car with driver in muddy lane. In subsection 'Agriculture';condition : good....

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