Irish family emigrating to Canada, 1966.


Irish family emigrating to Canada, 1966.
3 2 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 24cm


A photograph of the Finnegan family from Dublin on board the 'Empress Of England', about to leave Liverpool for Toronto, Canada, taken by Ralph for the Daily Herald newspaper on 11 October, 1966. Mr Finnegan and his wife had thirteen children, ten of whom are in the photograph. Their other three children were due to join them at a later date. Mr Finnegan, a fitter and welder, had as yet no job arranged in Canada. This photograph has been selected from the Daily Herald Archive, a collection of over three million photographs. The archive holds work of international, national and local importance by both staff and agency photographers.

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