File 2 - Father Mathew and Temperance Prints

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Father Mathew and Temperance Prints


  • c.1902-1945 (Creation)

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34 items; Prints and photographic prints

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• Copy print of a portrait of Fr. Theobald Mathew OSFC. The reverse has a letter to An tAtair Micheál Ó Se OFM Cap. from Fr. Dermot O’Reilly OFM Cap. regarding a retreat in County Cork. Printed, 1 p.
• Postcard print of the People’s Café Hotel Dining Room, Trimgate Street, Navan, County Meath. The premises presumably served as a meeting-room for a local temperance association. 13.5 cm x 9 cm.
• Photographic prints of Thomastown Castle, the childhood home of Fr. Mathew, and Ratheloheen House, County Tipperary. See also Glass Plate Negative at CA PH-1-21. Print size: 11.5 cm x 9 cm; 10.5 cm x 8 cm.
• Postcard print of a bust of Fr. Theobald Mathew OSFC in Father Mathew Hall, Dublin. The bust has the following inscription: ‘Fra. Theobald Mathew / Ord. Cappuccin / J. Hogan fecit, 1834’. 2 copies.
• Photographic copies of the pledge of the Father Mathew Total Abstinence Association. 2 pp.
• Postcard print of a portrait of Fr. Theobald Mathew OSFC titled: ‘For happy homes, for Ireland, for God / Fr. Mathew OSFC, Apostle of Temperance’. 20 copies.
• Photographic print of the Father Mathew statue on O’Connell Street, Dublin. Black and white print, 25.5 cm x 19 cm.
• Negative photographic print showing Fr. Theobald Mathew’s house at No. 8 Cove Street, Cork. An annotation on the covering envelope reads: ‘Negative of a photo of Fr. Mathew’s House, No. 8 Cove Street – as it was in 1902 / The roof has since then been altered / Fr. Stanislaus Kavanagh OFM Cap., Aug. 20, 1928’. With two (positive) photographic prints of the same image. 3 prints.
• Copy portrait print (on card) of Fr. Theobald Mathew OSFC. 25 cm x 20 cm.

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