An Interesting Album Titled ‘J.M. Mahony / Souvenir / of / September 8th / Many Happy Returns / Sweet Seventeen.’


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With cartoons, quotes from Shakespeare, watercolour landscapes, poetry pieces, portraits, photograph, watercolour flowers, signatures of Eamon de Valera and the Bishop of Nottingham. Rebound in buckram with original cover mounted. Decorated title. In fine condition. The album was obviously compiled for the celebration of J.M. Mahony’s seventeenth birthday with decorative illuminated title that includes the Maid of Erin Harp with a cluster of Shamrocks. There are four striking cartoons: School for Young Ladies - The Right Door But the Wrong Girl; High School for Girls - Great Expectations; “Why wasn’t I born a girl!?; Art; A Musical Jotting. Photograph of an army officer, signed J. Hickey C.F. ‘Up Sinn Fein & All True Irishmen” and two photographs loosely inserted. Portraits of a lady and the Dawson Girl.



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