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Window with possible baptismal font to fore.

I was mistaken during the week when I described the beautiful castle as being a ruin but there is little doubt about this one! A beautiful window in a ruined monastery with an altar/baptismal font in the foreground. Where is it and what does it look like today?


The answer (which I will keep short as Flickr is breaking my heart today) is that this is Muckross Abbey in County Kerry....


Collection: Mason Photographic Collection


Date: Catalogue range c.1890-1910


NLI Ref: M51/29


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Taken on August 9, 2008