File 10 - Irish Artists / 1916 Rising / Bound Document and Photographic Volume

Evie Hone Window, Kilmilkin Church, County Galway Blessing of the Matisse Chapel, Vence, France Seán O’Sullivan Profile Seán Keating’s Stations of the Cross Clare Sheridan Carvings Harry Kernoff Exhibition Flier Evie Hone Profile Victor Waddington Profile James Larkin Junior Profile The ‘Lusitania’ Memorial Sculpture by Jerome Connor
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IE CA CP/3/16/10


Irish Artists / 1916 Rising / Bound Document and Photographic Volume


  • 1916-1955 (Creation)

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158 pp; 33 cm x 20.5 cm; Bound volume, photographic print, newspaper clipping, manuscript, typescript and printed

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(24 November 1900-26 July 1970)

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A large bound volume containing documents, photographs, and newspaper clippings relating to the 1916 Rising. The volume holds an original copy of the 'Irish War News' (25 April 1916) along with original postcard prints, memoriam cards for the Rising’s leaders and other ephemera. Some of the newspaper clippings are of articles reporting on subsequent commemorations of the insurrection. The volume also holds photographs, clippings, and printed ephemera relating to prominent Irish artists and exhibitions of their work.

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  • English
  • French
  • Irish

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The volume is in very poor condition with extensive damage to the front cover and spine. The back cover is also completely detached from the text block. Very careful handling of the volume and its contents is required.

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