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The 50 Francis Street Photographer By Suzanne Behan

The 50 Francis Street Photographer by Suzanne Behan

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Summary

The 50 Francis Street Photographer is a fascinating social history and celebration of the people and places in the photographs of Dubliner John Walsh.

The 50 Francis Street Photographer Summary

The 50 Francis Street Photographer by Suzanne Behan

From the 1950s to the 1990s, John Walsh ran his photography business out of a small shop on 50 Francis Street in inner city Dublin. For over forty years, he took thousands of photos on all aspects of Dublin life - funerals, communions, weddings, christening, concerts, and events. Here in this collection, for the first time ever, the images from the 50s and 60s are brought together with the words of his granddaughter Suzanne Behan to give us a unique and nostalgic look of an integral part of changing city.
From religious processions and Dublin traditions, to when women drank in the snug and the 'good suit' came in and out of the pawn shop when needed, The 50 Francis Street Photographer is a collection of stunning, original photographs, a fascinating social history and celebration of people and places.

About Suzanne Behan

Suzanne Behan is the granddaughter of John Walsh otherwise known as the 50 Francis Street Photographer. A keen photographer herself she is in the process of curating the thousands of photographs of Dublin and Ireland which her grandfather took throughout his career, working from his shop on Francis Street. She lives in Kildare.

Additional information

GOR009348433
9781473661691
1473661692
The 50 Francis Street Photographer by Suzanne Behan
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Hachette Books Ireland
20171019
272
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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