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W.B. Yeats

Bains News Service1920

Richmond Barracks

Richmond Barracks
Dublin, Ireland

The poet W.B. Yeats visited the Gore Booth family at Lissadell. He wrote the poem "In Memory of Eva Gore-Booth and Con Markievicz" in 1927, further to the death of both sisters who died within a year of each other. The poem begins "The Light of evening, Lissadell, Great windows open to the south, Two girls in silk kimonos, both Beautiful, one a gazelle."

Details

  • Title: W.B. Yeats
  • Creator: Bains News Service
  • Date Created: 1920
  • Location Created: New York
  • Physical Dimensions: 12.5 x 18 cm
  • Type: glass negative
  • Rights: Library of Congress
  • Medium: glass negative

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