Scope and Content

Hardback book with blue fabric cover and blind embossed text. Maps and colour photography of locations where infanticide took place in Ireland in the 1940s accompanying a brief written description of each case. "...In the early 1940's there was a State campaign to close down abortion clinics which was followed by a rise in infanticide cases in the courts in 1944 and 1945. Through the remnants of court files which exist in the National Archives it is possible to uncover the hidden histories of the women charged and to make their stories visible..."


Photography degree project