File 24 - Irish Capuchin Friars and Scenes

Junior Football Team Fr. Aloysius Travers OFM Cap., Croke Park, Dublin Hallway, Rochestown Capuchin Friary, County Cork Capuchin Friars with Musical Instruments, Kilkenny Capuchin Friars, Kilkenny Fr. Albert Bibby OFM Cap. with hurlers Capuchin Friars, Rochestown, County Cork Temperance Procession Fr. Angelus Healy OFM Cap.

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IE CA PH/1/24


Irish Capuchin Friars and Scenes


  • c.1900-c.1920 (Creation)

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Glass Plate Negative; 8 cm x 8 cm; 19 items

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(26 February 1875-20 August 1953)

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‘Barnet Red Seal Plate’ (Elliot & Sons, Ltd., Barnet, England) box. The box contains nineteen slides. None of the plates have annotations or captions and most of the descriptive content has been inferred. The box includes the following images:
(a) A junior football team. The ball is annotated with a date of 1908.
(b) Two images of Fr. Aloysius Travers OFM Cap. at a hurling match at Croke Park, Dublin, and at the head of a temperance procession.
(c) The hallway of Rochestown Capuchin Friary, County Cork.
(d) A group of Capuchin friars with musical instruments in the Kilkenny Friary in c.1905. The group includes Fr. Ignatius Collins OFM Cap. and Fr. Albert Bibby OFM Cap.
(e) A group of Capuchin friars in Kilkenny in about 1905. The title, ‘Conradh na Gaeilge’ (Gaelic League), has been superimposed on the original glass plate.
(f) Fr. Albert Bibby OFM Cap. with a group of students possibly at a hurling match in Rochestown, County Cork.

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