National Library of Ireland on The Commons February 1870 Two workmen on the Clonbrock Estate, Ahascragh, Co. Thanks to Robert Riddell for identifying the building as the Photograph or Photographic House at Clonbrock.
"Soprano Gloria Davy, photographed by Carl Van Vechten on February in character as Aida. A few days earlier, on February she was the first African American to sing the famous role at The Metropolitan Opera."Photo: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
On US Army veteran Isaac Woodard, hours after being discharged from the United States Army, is severely beaten by South Carolina police so severely he was blinded for life. Woodard also suffered partial amnesia as a result of the injuries.