O1534 : O'Connell Street Lower, Dublin, 1960

taken 64 years ago, near to Dublin, Ireland

O'Connell Street Lower, Dublin, 1960
O'Connell Street Lower, Dublin, 1960
View from Aston Quay across the Liffey bridge. Beyond the buses is the Nelson's Pillar, which was blown up in 1966. The nearest bus is a number 9 to Phoenix Park. Advertisements include "Smoke Bendigo" for cigarettes named after a famous racehorse - advertised by Kapp and Peterson Ltd, "Guinness Time" with a clock, Cahills Car Rental, and part of a Schweppes advertisement.
The subject position is that of Nelson's Pillar, now replaced by the Spire of Dublin. See also 1963 views O1534 : View north from Nelson's Column, O'Connell Street, 1963 and O1634 : View south-east from Nelson's Column, Dublin, 1963 taken from the top of the column.
Photo scanned from a Kodachrome slide, with some photo editing to remove dust and a blue stained area by foreground pedestrians.
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Date Taken
1960   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 9 November, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre  Communications 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! O 159 346 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:20.9872N 6:15.6185W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! O 159 343
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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