We’re trying to work out if
Fyuse might be useful for photographing pubs and beer — what do you reckon?
Artillery Inn darts outing. Behind the coach, the ‘cottages’ (derelict slum terraces) attached to the pub.
Bailey’s Dad celebrating a win against other Exeter publicans.
Bailey’s Dad (left) and a pub customer dressed up for a cabaret evening celebrating Mum’s 30th. (Well-used piano on right.)
Bailey’s Dad actually drinking for a pewter tankard. (Tankard now lives in a kitchen cupboard where it holds ‘bits and bobs’.)
Bailey’s Dad behind the bar. Flower’s, Heineken, unused cask ale pump, Whitbread Tankard, Whitbread Best.
Various pub customers, post Christmas pantomime, with Bailey’s Mum (front centre) and Nan (far right (not politically speaking)).
Christmas party hilarity. (Painting on wall: Bailey and little brother.)
Mum and Dad at the “Whitbread Party 1984″; brewery rep. centre.
While at home for Christmas, Bailey took the opportunity to raid his parents photo archive (an ancient Tesco carrier bag) for pictures from their time running the Artillery Inn, Exeter, between 1981-84.
Views of the Castlebellingham Brewery. (Castlebellingham & Drogheda.)
Guinness Brewery: Frontage of the Premises.
Guinness Brewery: Loading Wharf on the River Liffey.
Guinness Brewery: Cooperage Yard.
Guinness Brewery: One of the Malting Floors.
Guinness Brewery: View of Mash Tuns.
Guinness Brewery: The Cleansing House — This illustration depicts the Process of Skimming the Yeast from the Stout.
Butter Scotch, a dray horse at the Anchor Brewery, Dublin.
Beamish & Crawford’s Cork Porter Brewery.
McCardle Moore & Co Ltd, Dundalk: One Corner of the Fermenting Room. (Each vessel contains 500 barrels.)
Lady’s Well Brewery, James J. Murphy & Co., Cork.
The invaluable and labyrinthine Internet Archive (archive.org) recently made available
millions of public domain images from old books, searchable by keyword, on Flickr.com.
This gallery comes from
a 1902 book called . Ireland: industrial and agricultural which has a substantial section on brewing in Ireland
(We’ve tidied the images up a bit and flipped them all the right way round.)