National Geographic : 1940 May
(C) National Geographic Society Kodachrome by Harrison Howell Walker PAST JAGGED SHORES, FISHERMEN BREAST ATLANTIC SWELLS ON THEIR RETURN TOTHE BLASKETS Great Blasket Island harbors a healthy, hard-working, seafaring colony. The men spend much of their livesin fragile curraghs. From such wood-ribbed keelless boats covered with tarred canvas, they fish mainly for lobsters. Before the present war in Europe, the catch was sent toFrance (Plates XI and XIII).