George II on Horseback

George II on Horseback

According to Ask About Ireland, this photo of a statue of King George II was knocked down in 1863 making this a very early photo of the city.

Perhaps the most remarkable of the photographs is the photograph of the statue of George II on horseback. The statue was knocked down and removed in 1863; the photograph must have been taken prior to this, a mere 28 years after the production of the first paper negative.

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