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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 profile portrait of 'Blind' John Mitchell;Condition : good...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

subject : black and white photograph of two miniature paintings of male members of the McCracken family; annotated F. J. Bigger 08;Condition : good...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

subject : black and white photograph of seated woman in black titled Mrs [Sally] Bigger [Bigger's mother];Condition : good...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

subject : black and white photograph of miniature painting of male member of the McCracken family; annotated Bigger July 108;Condition : good...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

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

Photograph Album

Photograph Album

Album of 48 photographs relating to F. J. Bigger; photographs documented at Y10535-10673; inscription inside front cover note 'photos by Frederick Big...

Photographic print

Photographic print

Subject : study of standing youth against whitewashed wall...

photographic film negative

photographic film negative

subject : Berwick fifie reg. BK??? leaving Ardglass harbour.. date : mid 1920s;condition : good....

photographic film negative

photographic film negative

subject : standing man in waistcoat and corduroy trousers with scythe over shoulder;condition : good....

photographic film negative

photographic film negative

subject : Portavogie nobbies moored at quayside showing holds full of fish and gear on deck;...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

subject : group of young men in gaiters seated on beached rowing boat;Condition : good...

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Photographic negative

subject :smiling woman in widow's weeds and bare feet standing against wall. Window alongside suggests shop display....

photographic film negative

photographic film negative

subject : Mrs. Neill's shop. Thatched one-storey house with wooden porch and paling fence. See Big.0021/Y10020....

photographic film negative

photographic film negative

subject : group of men and women with sacks;condition : good....

photographic film negative

photographic film negative

subject : Fifie, reg. no. S.421 (Sligo) inArdglass Bay. date : mid 1920s;condition : good....

photographic film negative

photographic film negative

subject : group of men and boys outside house;condition : good....

photographic film negative

photographic film negative

subject : Crowded scene at first Glens' Feis, showing decorated marquees and side of building called Holden's Hall (in Big.0050). date : 1904....

photographic film negative

photographic film negative

subject : hurley match in play. date : 1906;condition : good....

photographic film negative

photographic film negative

Subject: Girl dancer in white dress performing on platform at Glens Feis, 1906. Published in 'O Maybe it was Yesterday', p.40. date : 1906 Dancer is C...

photographic film negative

photographic film negative

subject : two couples dancing on platform at Glens' Feis, 1906. date : 1906....

Photographic Print

Photographic Print

subject : two blacksmiths standing outside forge; swing plough in foreground, hoop for wheel and front of wheel plough showing at left-hand side. date...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

subject : view of four women in traditional costume at a fair;Condition : good...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

subject : black and white photograph of miniature painting of John McCracken; annotated F. J. Bigger July 08, note: Francis McCracken's copy almost si...

photographic film negative

photographic film negative

subject : Fifie reg. no. LH 271 (Lossiemouth) and zulu LH ??? ( Lossiemouth) leaving Ardglass harbour with nobby behind.. date : mid 1920s;condition :...

photographic film negative

photographic film negative

subject : costumed piper playing in doorway of big house....

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