Law

A Scottish name. Representing the Ulster Presbyterian strand in Ireland's history, the fictional Law family first appear in the 'Ascendancy' chapter of the second book of Rutherfurd's Irish saga. The story follows their progress from the eighteenth to the twentieth century in Belfast, Dublin and America.




 

 

 

Did You Know?
The First Film. Though disputed by historians who claim that a functional Lumière camera did not exist before the end of 1894, the Lumière brothers, widely regarded as the inventors of cinema, claimed to have shot their first films in August, 1894. Seven months later, in March, 1895 in Paris, they presented what was probably the world’s first screening of a film in front of a large audience. Ironically, the main purpose of their presentation was to showcase exciting research on colour photography, but the brothers were surprised at how fixated the audience was with the moving black and white images also on display !




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