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Harry Braine (1895-1949) was a talented amateur photographer who was active in the 1930s and 40s. Dublin-born Harry was a member of the Photographic Society of Ireland and a regular contributor to their exhibitions and events. This beautiful nature study was submitted to the society’s 1934 salon.

Many of his images display modernist sensibilities such as this study of bathers taken in the 1930s. His 1940 solo exhibition featured photographs of the Dublin theatre scene and you can see some of the fascinating images on his grand-nephew’s blog. He was also instrumental in the formation of the Dublin Camera Club which regularly met at his garage in Drumcondra! I hope to track down some more images by this talented man who is definitely worthy of further research.

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