Frances (Fanny) McCourt and her Marie and Albert pictured in her front garden of Culhane Street, Dundalk with her sister-in-law Katie Plunkett from Yorke Street, Dundalk.
Her daughter Marie (on knee) is crying because her father had taken the camera off her. She always wanted to be the photographer. This photograph captures an ongoing satrorial bone of contention – Katie had copied Frances’ dress. This was not an unusual occurance.