Ireland’s premier photographers, The Lensmen, captured the essence of life in Ireland during the 1950s in their stunning and thought provoking images. This collection offers a fascinating insight into the cultural and political events of the decade. Showcasing an era of change in Ireland, this book is a celebration of a time gone by.
Ireland’s premier photographers, The Lensmen, captured the essence of life in Ireland during the 1950s in their stunning and thought provoking images.
A beautiful and evocative collection of photographs, capturing a simpler decade in our country’s history. Customs, fashions, sporting events, family life and working lives, high days and holy days.
An enchanting look at the Ireland of yesteryear.
splendid compilation ... highly recommended ... a real page-turner
'a welcome stocking filler for older relatives and friends'
'a comforting stroll down memory lane'
'a gem on every page in this terrific book'
'a great piece of work'
'stunning and thought-provoking images'
'one of the best picture books to appear this year'
'a beguiling collection of monochrome photographs from a very different Ireland'
'will bring hours of joy'
'the perfect gift to give at any time, but especially at Christmas'
'a celebration of a decade, and is all the more beautiful for being so'
'a superb representation of life in Ireland'