from gaelic "CINN MHARA", means HEAD of the SEA. Situated in County Galway, west Ireland.
"In April 2010, Robert Cresswell, the anthropologist who completed a major study in Kinvara, in the mid-1950s, donated his archive of black and white photographs(450+), Kodachrome slides, 16mm film footage, documents and notes...to the nation.
Cresswell waived his copyright to this unique work in favour of all persons who wish to use any of the photos for educational or heritage purposes." 3w.kinvara.com
Here are some of this pictures.
FAMILY in B/W.
*michael, maura, kieran & dad. kinvara circa 1957.
*michael, grandma nana, maura, kieran & dad. kinvara circa 1957.
VILLAGE IN KODACHROME & B/W.
*dunguaire castle, 1956.
*irish home interior.
*killing the pig.
*taking the turf.
*cleaning the sheeps.
*cutting the famous irish wool.
*thatching, the complex of the straw roofs.