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Irish Girl Handcrafted from Ceramic, Fabric, and Yarn (Three Quarter View)

Irish Girl Handcrafted from Ceramic, Fabric, and Yarn (Three Quarter View)

Young girl from Ireland. Her head is ceramic, and he body is made from fabric, supported by wire. She is wearing a white blouse and white pantaloons, with a green wool skirt and shawl. Her shawl is pinned with a gold Irish harp, official emblem of Ireland. 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: Europe, Female, Hat, 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: 3744×5616
Picture Orientation: Portrait
GPS Coordinates: 28°3'40.85"N 82°24'36.26"W
Picture Number: 22963