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Irish Girl Annie Moore Handcrafted from Ceramic, Fabric, and Yarn (Full View)

Irish Girl Annie Moore Handcrafted from Ceramic, Fabric, and Yarn (Full View)

Young girl from Ireland. Her head is ceramic, and her body is made from fabric, supported by wire. The doll is wearing a white blouse and white pantaloons, and a green tweed, skirt, shawl and brimmed hat. She is a Si-Og doll. The Siog dolls are all hand made from traditional materials, and the sweaters are knit from aran wool by Irish knitters. Tag says: "Annie Moore, the first of 17 million on the Immigrant Register at Ellis Island, left Ireland on 18th Dec., 1891, aged 15 with 2 younger brothers Philip and Anthony on the SS Nevada bound for New York, to join their parents. The family started a farm in Texas. In 1889 Annie married Patrick O'Connell (a descendent of the great Liberator) in Waco. Annie and Patrick also farmed in West Texas." This figure stands 8 inches (20 cm) tall.

For the story, visit Loving and Leaving Ireland

Galleries: Ceramic, Child, Dolls & Miniatures, Europe, Female, Historical Figures, Ireland
Keywords: Annie Moore, Celtic, Ellis Island, Europe, Ireland, Irish, Limerick, United Kingdom, ceramic, green eyes, green wool, handcrafted, hat, immigrant, red hair, yarn
Photo Location: FCIT Photo Studio, Tampa, FL
Photographer: Dr. Ann E. Barron
Date of Photo: 05/30/2013
Device Make: Canon
Device Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure Time: 0.05
F Number: 16
Original Dimensions: 3736×5384
Picture Orientation: Portrait
GPS Coordinates: 28°3'40.85"N 82°24'36.26"W
Picture Number: 22962