EASTER RISING POSTCARDS A very substantial collection of 108 postcards of the leading participants in the Easter Rebellion and scenes in Dublin after the destruction of the heart of the city.


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Published by the noted Dublin photographers of the day: Valentines, Powells, Curran, Cashman, etc.

Patriots: Thomas Ashe, Roger Casement, Eamonn Ceannt, Thomas J. Clarke, Cornelius Colbert, James Connolly, Sean Connolly, Captain William Cosgrove, Edward Daly, Eamon de Valera, Captain F. Fahy, Desmond Fitzgerald, Most Rev. Dr. Fogarty, Captain Thomas Hunter, Finian Lynch, B.A., Captain Irish Volunteers (sentenced to death), Major John McBride, Sean Mac Diarmada, Thomas MacDonagh, Michael Mallin, Countess Markievicz, Richard O’Carroll, T.C. (Dublin) Shot in Action, Henry O’Hanrahan, Michael O’Hanrahan, The O’Rahilly, P.H. Pearse, William Pearse, George Noble Count Plunkett, Joseph Plunkett, Mrs. Joseph Plunkett, Frances Sheehy Skeffington, Irish Peace Conference, July, 1921 Delegates leaving Dun Laoghaire (including Arthur Griffith and Dev), Dail Eireann, An Chead Tionol, 21 Eanair, 1919 [Group including Cathal Brugha, George GNC Plunkett, Kevin
O’Higgins, Richard Mulcahy, etc], Dail Eireann, An Tarna Tionol, 10 Abran, 1919 [Group including Michael Collins, Cathal Brugha, Arthur Griffith, Eamon de Valera, George Noble Count Plunkett, Eoin McNeill, Ernest Blythe, Liam Roche, Kevin O’Higgins, Richard Mulcahy, Robert Barton, etc].

Easter Week 1916: The Scene at the GPO from the drawing by Wal Paget in the National Museum of Ireland.

Dublin in Ruins: Ruins at the Corner of Abbey Street, Henry Street, looking towards Nelson’s Pillar, after bombardment; Henry Street, after the shelling of the Rebels; Ruins of Henry Street, Dublin, looking towards Nelson’s Pillar; Kilmainham Jail 1916 Executions (2); Kilmainham Jail, Place of Execution; Kilmainham Jail Main Entrance; The Interior of the Ballroom, Imperial Hotel, Dublin, after the Siege; Liberty Hall, Dublin [after shelling]; A Rebel Prisoner being marched over O’Connell Bridge; The Hibernian Bank, O’Connell Street, Dublin, after the Sinn Féin Rising; Military Operations, Dublin, June-July, 1922 National Forces firing from Royal Bank of Ireland, O’Connell Street; The National Volunteers; Group of Commanders; Group of Old Volunteers; Army Unit Marching; Postcard of the first and only copy of the ‘Irish War News’ issued by the Sinn Féiners; Coloured Postcard of Volunteers, captioned ‘when the flag came down at Easter’; The Sinn Féin Rising - A type of Armoured Car used during the Revolt; The Firing Party at the Grave of Thomas Ashe, Sept., 30, 1917; Sinn Féin Rebellion - Friends Visiting Sinn Féin’s Prisoners; The General Post Office, Dublin (Rebel Headquarters) destroyed; Talbot Street, Dublin, held against a Rebel Charge. Picture taken under fire; Hotel Metropole and Post Office, Dublin. Before and After;

The Metropole Hotel, Post Office and Nelson Column Sackville, Dublin. Before and After; Guarding one of Dublin’s Streets; Wrecked Shops in Sackville Street; Corner of Sackville Street, Dublin; Corner of Sackville Street, Dublin. Before and After; Lr. Sackville St., from the corner of Abbey Street showing broken flag-post on GPO from which Republican flag was flown; Sackville Street, Dublin (before the Sinn Féin Rebellion); General View of the Ruins from O’Connell Bridge; Smoking Ruins on the side of the Liffey; The Quay (After the Rebellion), Dublin; Count Plunkett’s Convention, Dublin 19 April, 1917; Upper Camp, Kilbride, County Dublin; Sinn Féin Abú: Card with Medallion Portraits of G.N.C. Plunkett, L. Ginnell, J. McGuinness, E. De Valera, T. Ashe and T. Cosgrove; Soldiers Bivouacking opposite Liberty Hall, the Rebel

Headquarters in Dublin; Soldiers holding a Dublin Street; Searching a Hay-cart for Rebels or Ammunition; Military examining Parcels before allowing Visitors to Prisoners; Sackville St., showing ruins of Hotel Metropole and GPO after bombardment; Hotel Metropole and Post Office, Dublin; Sackville Street, Dublin (Abbey Street Corner) after the bombardment; Sackville Street, Dublin (East Street Corner) after the bombardment; Ruin Sackville Street, Dublin barricaded with motor cars; D.B.C. Sackville Street; Sackville Street, Dublin; Sackville St. 1916; Sackville Street, Dublin, from O’Connell Bridge, after the bombardment; General View showing Ruined D.B.C. Restaurant; D.B.C. Sackville Street, Dublin. Before and After; Interior of the Ruined main Sorting Room in the Post Office; Inside the General Post Office; The wreck they made of Church Street; Inside the General Post Office Dublin; Ruins at Dublin from Top of Nelson’s Pillar; A Group of Officers with a captured Rebel Flag; The Proclamation of the Irish Republic, 1916, from an original copy in the National Museum of Ireland; Sinn Féin Revolt. Reproduction of despatch, April, 1916; Arrest of Edmund Kent, at 4 a.m. He was subsequently shot; 1916-1966 Heroes of Ireland 50th Anniversary; Ireland - One and Undivided. Puzzle - Find “Ulster”!;

Coloured Card showing a miniscule Orange section; Hymn of Freedom. Coloured card with four verses adorned with the Arms of the Four Provinces; Dáil Éireann; Lewes Gaol.

The Mine Explosion in the Four Courts, June 30, 1922; Ruins at the Corner of Abbey Street; Ruins of Sackville Street; Ruins of North Earl Street; The Quays from O’Connell Bridge; Ruins of Dublin from the top of Nelson’s Pillar. Carefully set in Postcard Album. Previous owner’s signature on front endpaper. All in very good to fine condition. Rare collection.

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