M0006007: St Declans Stone, Ardmore, County Waterford, Ireland

12 January 1939
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M0006007: St Declans Stone, Ardmore, County Waterford, Ireland. In copyright. Source: Wellcome Collection.

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Previous title, replaced August 2020: St Declans Stone, Ardmore Co. Waterford


Photograph of St Declan's Stone. Pilgrims would scramble under it to cure their illness, often arthritis or pains in the back. The photograph was acquired by the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum in Dublin and accessioned in 1939 (accession number PHO 11192)


12 January 1939

Physical description

1 photograph glass plate negative; 107 x 165 cm

Related material

Wellcome Collection holds the accession register which provides an entry for the item: accession PHO 11192 (image 162)


Catalogue data comes from a combination of entries in the original glass plate registers, metadata created when the glass plates were digitised in the early 2000s and enhancements made by the cataloguer in 2020.

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