Recent Acquisitions

Robert Keane: Lock of Hair

In the 19th Century it was customary to keep a lock of hair from a deceased loved one.

This box holds the hair of Robert Keane who died on October 19th, 1873, and was probably one of the Keane's of Beechpark House, Ennis, who were prominent land agents at the time.

Ref: 2002.131

Anglo - Irish and Ascendancy Collection
Death and Burial Collection

Land War and Agrarian Disorder Collection

Robert Keane: Lock of Hair, 2002.131