Posted: 10 Dec 2013 01:12 AM PST
Dr. Hood understood she had
Dr. Hood deserves credit for preserving the images, digitizing them last year and posting them on the RCB's homepage.
We thank her for granting us permission to publish the RCB photographs.
Last year, Dr. Hood and BBC undertook an investigation into discovering the name of hitherto anonymous photographer. They were able to identify him as David Brown, a soap manufacturer from Donaghmore who was also an amateur photographer. In 1897 he joined a pilgrimage led by his brother in law, a Presbyterian minister from Northern Ireland.
We present here Part 1 of the RCB Library Collection.
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