Spike Island and Cork Harbour

Spike Island and Cork Harbour

Spike Island and Cork Harbour
From Souvenir of Cork & Killarney: with 19 illustrations, complete with letterpress. Dublin and Belfast: Eason & Son Ltd., (n.d.)

Extract from the above publication:

"Queenstown — Spike Island and Cork Harbour — Spike Island, formerly a convict settlement, now occupied by Fort Westmoreland, is one of the largest of a group of three islands, the others being Haulbowline Island and Rocky Island, which divide Cork Harbour, a magnificent expanse of water seven miles in extent, into an outer and inner harbour, constituting one of the largest, safest, and most picturesque harbours in the world".

 

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