Archive scanning Washington 2019

Archive scanning Washington 2019

The Photo Album of the Irish – Washington

Working with our partners at the Irish Embassy in Washington DC Gallery of Photography Ireland Gallery of Photography Ireland invited people of Irish heritage to contribute to the Photo Album of the Irish archive. 

Contributors brought their family photographs to our archive scanning session which took place in the Embassy of Ireland on 8th May 2019. Tanya Kiang and Louise Donnelly from Gallery of Photography made high quality digital scans of the photographs and started the process of recording the details of each photograph. The family photographs were uploaded to the project website. Edited selections were included in Photo Album of the Irish U.S. Edition book – which features a foreward contributed by Ambassador Mulhall. 

Gallery of Photography team Louise Donnelly (l) and Tanya Kiang (r) with Ambassador Daniel Mulhall during their archive scanning visit to the Embassy of Ireland, Washington DC, U.S. in May 2019.

Thank you to contributors Mark Griffin, Alice McDermott, Brian Murphy, Chris Murray, Abigail Parker, and Brian Murphy, 

Thanks to Irish Ambassador to the United States Daniel Mulhall, Lillian Farrell, Norma Ces and the team at the Embassy of Ireland, 2234 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC for hosting the event.