G6244 : Lissadell House, Sligo (2)

taken 5 years ago, near to Cloghboley, Saint Johns Port, Ballinphull and Doonowney, Sligo, Ireland

Lissadell House, Sligo (2)
Lissadell House, Sligo (2)
The south elevation.

The light of evening, Lissadell
Great windows open to the south
Two girls in silk kimonos, both
Beautiful, one a gazelle...

Many a time I think to seek
One or the other out and speak
Of that old Georgian mansion, mix
pictures of the mind, recall
That table and the talk of youth,
Two girls in silk kimonos, both
Beautiful, one a gazelle.

W. B. Yeats

A tribute by Yeats (a frequent visitor to Lissadell House) to the Gore Booth sisters Constance and Eva, and their home at Lissadell.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 June, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 17 July, 2014
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings  Educational sites  Country estates  People, Events 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! G 6227 4437 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:20.7988N 8:34.8555W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! G 6228 4432
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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