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Photograph - Belfast, peace line, peace line (1)



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Photograph and text: Martin Melaugh
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Title of Photograph: peace line (1)
Photographer:Martin Melaugh
Date Photograph Taken:7 May 2000
Location of Photograph:Cupar Way, Shankill area, Belfast
Copyright Conditions:© CAIN
Camera / Technical Details: Canon PowerShot Pro70 Digital camera

A view of one of the major sections of the 'peace line' that stretches between the Catholic and Protestant areas of west Belfast. The bottom section of the wall is made of concrete blocks that have been painted white. On top of this is metal sheeting painted green. In some places there is also a metal grill to try to prevent missiles from being thrown over the wall. The photograph was taken from the Protestant, Shankill Road, side of the wall.
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