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Thursday, December 28

December 28th 2006

Hyde Park Barracks, Thursday December 28th 2006.

Hyde Park Barracks, built in 1817-1819 to house male convicts, was adapted in 1848 as an Immigration Depot for unaccompanied female migrants. Many of these women and girls were refugees from the Great Irish Famine of 1845-1848. This is a memorial to the Famine and lists 400 girls orphaned by it.

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Canon 1D Mk II. EF 17-35mm f/2.8L@22mm 1/100 f/5.6 ISO 200