Little Stories

Little Prints

2016

Ann McKenna

In the print ‘A Time and A Place’, I’ve tried to capture a sense of peering back at a distant time…

 

The scene is meant to be reminiscent of the tenements of Dublin and the view is from the dingy shadows of a hall that conceals its

inhabitants…bringing the viewer out in to the street where daylight shines and children and other figures are going about their morning…

 

The morning of Monday 24th April 1916 promised a beautiful Spring day. For many, and most particularly children, their cares were not of rebellion or politics and yet their lives played out - like so many “walk on” roles on the stage of Irish history.

'A Time and a Place', Drypoint
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