Re: Re: Thomas Street & James Street, Dublin!
I think I posted a few shots of this earlier..maybe in this thread. Its a great image isnt it. Although “fanciful” as Graham might say.
Fanciful is right!
Didn’t notice your post Stephen, sorry – but nothing wrong with posting it again!
Whilst ‘fanciful’, it’s certainly interesting. It shows a still-intact, richly dense and almost clausthrophbic city, continuing to exist as recently as 1890. You could get a handle on what Charles Dickens allegedly once said about the Coombe/Liberties area being ‘a maze, and easy to get lost in’ – or something similar. Nowadays he’d simply need to follow the nearest dual-carraige way and he’d be grand