An Irish Roadside Camera: Ireland's Earliest Motorists and Their Automobiles, 1896-1906

ISBN-13:
9781860230585

Drawn from the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, the Lawrence Collection, the Father Browne Collection and the RIAC Guinness Segrave Archive, this is a photographic history of the automobile in Ireland. It covers the first ten years of motoring in Ireland.
Drawn from the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, the Lawrence Collection, the Father Browne Collection and the RIAC Guinness Segrave Archive, this is a photographic history of the automobile in Ireland. The photographs capture the qualities of the automobiles, their owners, the eccentricities and the achievements of the first ten years of motoring in Ireland against the backdrop of rural and urban society and a wide variety of people and places. All are comprehensively captioned. The book contains a chronology of motoring and an introduction for all readers with an interest in a bygone era of Irish life.


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TRANSPORTATION / Automotive / History; Motor cars: general interest; Photographs: collections; Irela