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Title
Straw boys join in wedding festivities, Ireland
Names
Morrow, Edwin A. (Artist)
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

Marriage customs - A-L

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1911-07-08 (Questionable)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC MARRI-(A-L)
Topics
Folk dancing
Folk musicians
Irish -- Clothing & dress
Guests
Weddings -- Ireland
Interiors -- Ireland
Marriage -- Ireland
Genres
Periodical illustrations
Art reproductions
Notes
Source note: Graphic. Illustrated Newspapers, Ltd., 1869-).
Physical Description
Halftone photomechanical prints
Extent: 31 x 22.5 cm
Tears on image ; damage at upper right corner.
Description
"From time immemorial a strange wedding custom has been observed in the West of Ireland, young men--known as the Straw-Boys--who have not been invited to the ceremony, and who care to present themselves in the disguise shown in our picture, being allowed to join in the festivities and control all the arrangements for a couple of hours."--printed on border.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17261899
Barcode: 33333159468202
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e05180a0-c556-012f-7a59-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1911: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Straw boys join in wedding festivities, Ireland" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1911-07-08. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d0c4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Straw boys join in wedding festivities, Ireland" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 13, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d0c4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1911-07-08). Straw boys join in wedding festivities, Ireland Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d0c4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Straw boys join in wedding festivities, Ireland