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800 Years of Irish History; including the Estate of the Late Tony Sweeney - Please note registration through the saleroom.com will end an hour before the start time on the day of the sale. You will not be able to register after that time.

Adams Live Webcast Auction 30 Apr 2013 11:30 BST

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  • Ireland

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IRISH WORLD WAR I PROPAGANDA POSTER (c.1915) "Irishman Avenge the Lusitania" Lithographic poster

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IRISH WORLD WAR I PROPAGANDA POSTER (c.1915) "Irishman Avenge the Lusitania" Lithographic poster print, 50 x 76cm Unframed Together with another...

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IRISH WORLD WAR I PROPAGANDA POSTER (c.1915) "VICTORY - Come over and lend a hand" Lithographic

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IRISH WORLD WAR I PROPAGANDA POSTER (c.1915) "VICTORY - Come over and lend a hand" Lithographic poster print, 51 x 76cm Unframed

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IRISH WORLD WAR I PROPAGANDA POSTER - (c.1915) "The Isle of Saints and Soldiers" Lithographic poster

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IRISH WORLD WAR I PROPAGANDA POSTER - (c.1915) "The Isle of Saints and Soldiers" Lithographic poster print, 74 x 50cm Unframed

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IRISH WORLD WAR I PROPAGANDA POSTER (c.1915) "Will you make a forth ?" Published by Department of

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IRISH WORLD WAR I PROPAGANDA POSTER (c.1915) "Will you make a forth ?" Published by Department of Recruiting for Ireland Lithographic poster print...

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IRISH WORLD WAR I PROPAGANDA POSTER (c.1915) "Come into the ranks and fight - Don't stay in the

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IRISH WORLD WAR I PROPAGANDA POSTER (c.1915) "Come into the ranks and fight - Don't stay in the crowd and stare" Printed by Alex Thom & Co. Dublin...

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IRISH WORLD WAR I PROPAGANDA POSTER (c.1915) "Ireland's old fighting spirit - Thousands joining

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IRISH WORLD WAR I PROPAGANDA POSTER (c.1915) "Ireland's old fighting spirit - Thousands joining the colours" Printed by McCaw, Stevenson and Orr L...

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'WHO FEARS TO SPEAK OF EASTER WEEK?' A rare Republican poster print published by the Devlin-Adair

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'WHO FEARS TO SPEAK OF EASTER WEEK?' A rare Republican poster print published by the Devlin-Adair company New York 1916. Printed with ballad sheet...

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Anglo-Irish Treaty: Historic Peace Treaty, a large pictorial broadside printed in colour, and issued

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Anglo-Irish Treaty: Historic Peace Treaty, a large pictorial broadside printed in colour, and issued by J.J. Walsh, Dublin, 1921, approx. 56cms x ...

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The Eviction. Published in 1871 by Robinson and Mooney N.Y.A scene from life in Ireland in fine

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The Eviction. Published in 1871 by Robinson and Mooney N.Y.A scene from life in Ireland in fine original colour to illustrate verses especially wr...

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After Erskine Nicol (1825-1904) A Real Convenience and The Unconvenience of Single Life Coloured

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After Erskine Nicol (1825-1904) A Real Convenience and The Unconvenience of Single Life Coloured engravings, a pair, 38 x 26cm each (2)

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James Gillray (British, 1757-1815) The End of the Irish Farce of Catholic Emancipation Published May

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James Gillray (British, 1757-1815) The End of the Irish Farce of Catholic Emancipation Published May 7th 1805 Engraving, 38 x 45cm

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Brian Coghlan (1903-1978) The Four Courts and A Guinness Barge c.1930 Sepia etchings, a pair, 20 x

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Brian Coghlan (1903-1978) The Four Courts and A Guinness Barge c.1930 Sepia etchings, a pair, 20 x 23cm each Titled and numbered 30/60 (2)

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Speech of Robert Emmet Esq. Pub by W.M Smith, Philadelphia, with allegorical scene in fine

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Speech of Robert Emmet Esq. Pub by W.M Smith, Philadelphia, with allegorical scene in fine original colour, as issued, lithograph, 66 x 51cm

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After C. J. Jones Her Majesty Queen Victoria's tour thro' the Fleet in the Harbour of Cork, 1849

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After C. J. Jones Her Majesty Queen Victoria's tour thro' the Fleet in the Harbour of Cork, 1849 Published by Dickinson & Co, scarce. Lithograph, ...

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"His Master's Voice" A poster depicting De Valera with the above heading and "Make your voice

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"His Master's Voice" A poster depicting De Valera with the above heading and "Make your voice heard by voting for Cumann na nGaedheal", printed by...

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Allan, Larkin & O'Brien: A colour printed large Subscription Card, highlighted in gold, printed

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Allan, Larkin & O'Brien: A colour printed large Subscription Card, highlighted in gold, printed for the Allan Larkin & O'Brien Memorial Committee,...

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IRISH CULTURAL INFLUENCE IN EUROPE VI - XII CENTURY Lithographic poster print with map of Europe,

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IRISH CULTURAL INFLUENCE IN EUROPE VI - XII CENTURY Lithographic poster print with map of Europe, 100 x 66cm together with a Masonic certificate ...

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The Cork Examiner, Monday Evening, June 14th 1847 with comment on "The Liberator's Funeral"

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The Cork Examiner, Monday Evening, June 14th 1847 with comment on "The Liberator's Funeral"

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1922 PERIODICALS A small collection, mostly Republican, including copies of Republican War Bulletin,

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1922 PERIODICALS A small collection, mostly Republican, including copies of Republican War Bulletin, The Nation, The Fenian , Freedom [all cyclo...

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REPUBLICAN PERIODICALS A small collection including The Nation; Republican War Bulletin; The

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REPUBLICAN PERIODICALS A small collection including The Nation; Republican War Bulletin; The Fenian (several issues). All cyclostyled, mostly 1922...

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Newspaper: [James Larkin] A copy of The Daily Mirror, dated Friday, November 14, 1913, headline

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Newspaper: [James Larkin] A copy of The Daily Mirror, dated Friday, November 14, 1913, headline reading "Larkin set free threatens to raise a "fie...

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REPUBLICAN PERIODICALS AND CUTTINGS A small collection including Sinn Fein, Irish Volunteer, An

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REPUBLICAN PERIODICALS AND CUTTINGS A small collection including Sinn Fein, Irish Volunteer, An Claidheamh Soluis, Nationality, also a collection ...

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***WITHDRAWN*** A GOOD COLLECTION OF ARTICLES FROM 'THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS' (19th Century)

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***WITHDRAWN*** A GOOD COLLECTION OF ARTICLES FROM 'THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS' (19th Century) including publication extracts dating to 1847 rela...

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1916 French newspaper Le Miroir, 21 May 1916. Full front page picture of Countess Markievicz in

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1916 French newspaper Le Miroir, 21 May 1916. Full front page picture of Countess Markievicz in ambulance, returning to prison after sentencing. "...

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DEATH OF MICHAEL COLLINS EVENING HERALD. Vol.31 no. 199, August 23 1922. Newspaper quarto, 6 pp.

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DEATH OF MICHAEL COLLINS EVENING HERALD. Vol.31 no. 199, August 23 1922. Newspaper quarto, 6 pp. With banner headlines, 'Irish Army Chief Killed...

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CONSTITUTION NUMBER AN SAORSTÁT. THE FREE STATE. No. 38 Vol. 1, Saturday November 11 1922.

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CONSTITUTION NUMBER AN SAORSTÁT. THE FREE STATE. No. 38 Vol. 1, Saturday November 11 1922. Newspaper quarto, 8 pp, including the full text of...

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REPUBLICAN PERIODICALS, mainly 1915 A very good collection including copies of Fianna; The Irish

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REPUBLICAN PERIODICALS, mainly 1915 A very good collection including copies of Fianna; The Irish Volunteer; Nationality; The Spark (seven issues)...

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The Illustrated London News [Irish interest] Bound pages of Irish interest taken from the

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The Illustrated London News [Irish interest] Bound pages of Irish interest taken from the publication between 1920 - 1922, many interesting illust...

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STOP PRESS. POBLACHT NA h-EIREANN. Wednesday June 28th, Seventh Year of the Republic.

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STOP PRESS. POBLACHT NA h-EIREANN. Wednesday June 28th, Seventh Year of the Republic. Communique from the Four Courts [issued by Rory O'Connor,...

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Anti-Treaty Poster, 1922. STOP PRESS. POBLACHT NA H-EIREANN. War News No. 3. Friday June 30 1922

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Anti-Treaty Poster, 1922. STOP PRESS. POBLACHT NA H-EIREANN. War News No. 3. Friday June 30 1922 Poster printed one side only, on yellowish paper,...

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CIVIL WAR BROADSIDES, 1922 & 1923 Stop Press, Poblacht na hEireann, War News issues. An extensive

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CIVIL WAR BROADSIDES, 1922 & 1923 Stop Press, Poblacht na hEireann, War News issues. An extensive collection, almost complete run of numbers betwe...

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POBLACHT NA HEIREANN. WAR NEWS. A good collection of 12 numbers, 1922-23, including nos. 12, 15, 23,

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POBLACHT NA HEIREANN. WAR NEWS. A good collection of 12 numbers, 1922-23, including nos. 12, 15, 23, 27, 28, 29, 33, 75, 86, 93, 100, 148. Folio,...

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STOP PRESS PROCLAMATION Poblacht na 'h'Eireann War News No. 2, issued 29th June 1922

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STOP PRESS PROCLAMATION Poblacht na 'h'Eireann War News No. 2, issued 29th June 1922

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Poblacht na h'Eireann War News No. 31 Friday 4th August 1922 Single printed sheet, framed

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Poblacht na h'Eireann War News No. 31 Friday 4th August 1922 Single printed sheet, framed

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**ADDITIONAL LOT** TWO HANDBILLS A public meeting to remember 'Martyred Leaders' at the Mansion

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**ADDITIONAL LOT** TWO HANDBILLS A public meeting to remember 'Martyred Leaders' at the Mansion House, Dublin, Monday 16th July 1917, stuck down o...

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William Holl after T. H. Carrick 'Your faithful servant Daniel O'Connell' Monochrome engraving, 24 x

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William Holl after T. H. Carrick 'Your faithful servant Daniel O'Connell' Monochrome engraving, 24 x 20cm Contained in a rosewood frame

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A LARGE FRAMED PHOTOGRAPH OF MICHAEL COLLINS A reprint after the original photograph taken in

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A LARGE FRAMED PHOTOGRAPH OF MICHAEL COLLINS A reprint after the original photograph taken in Portobello Barracks c.1922 Framed, glazed and mounte...

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TERENCE MACSWINEY (1879-1920) A facsimile of a photograph showing MacSwiney standing outside the

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TERENCE MACSWINEY (1879-1920) A facsimile of a photograph showing MacSwiney standing outside the Franciscan Friary, Rochestown, Co. Cork, in betwe...

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LEO BROE [1899-1966] A pair of pencil and charcoal portrait drawings of Rory O'Connor and Padraig

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LEO BROE [1899-1966] A pair of pencil and charcoal portrait drawings of Rory O'Connor and Padraig Pearse, both signed and dated 1934, circa 11 x 9...

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Portrait of General Michael Collins, Commander-in-Chief National Army Coloured reproduction

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Portrait of General Michael Collins, Commander-in-Chief National Army Coloured reproduction print, 38 x 48cm (framed)

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Douglas Alexander (1871-1945) Michael Collins Watercolour, 46 x 30.5cm Signed

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Douglas Alexander (1871-1945) Michael Collins Watercolour, 46 x 30.5cm Signed

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SIR WILLIAM ROTHENSTEIN PRA (1872-1945) Roger Casement, c.1915 Red and white chalk, 24 x 16.5cm

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SIR WILLIAM ROTHENSTEIN PRA (1872-1945) Roger Casement, c.1915 Red and white chalk, 24 x 16.5cm Inscribed, signed verso and framed Sir William Ro...

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JAK Raymond Allen Jackson (b.1927) "Now before you say no! This is Mr. O'Reilly of the Irish

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JAK Raymond Allen Jackson (b.1927) "Now before you say no! This is Mr. O'Reilly of the Irish Tourist Board with a few brochures" Ink and watercol...

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JAK Raymond Allen Jackson (b.1927) "Now Ian, Promise You'll be Sweet to Him When He Comes to Tea" (

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JAK Raymond Allen Jackson (b.1927) "Now Ian, Promise You'll be Sweet to Him When He Comes to Tea" (Pope's Visit) Ink and watercolour, 44 x 55cm, (...

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ROBERT BALLAGH (B.1943) Slán Abhaile Giclée print, 49 x 39cm Signed, dated '94 and numbered

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ROBERT BALLAGH (B.1943) Slán Abhaile Giclée print, 49 x 39cm Signed, dated '94 and numbered 207/380

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ROBERT BALLAGH (B.1943) 1916 Giclée print, 42 x 57cm Signed, dated '90 and numbered 280/500

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ROBERT BALLAGH (B.1943) 1916 Giclée print, 42 x 57cm Signed, dated '90 and numbered 280/500

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The Eucharistic Congress parading the Quays of Dublin, 1932 Photographic print, 34 x 45cm

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The Eucharistic Congress parading the Quays of Dublin, 1932 Photographic print, 34 x 45cm

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Staffords "Pacata Hibernia" A 17th Century view of the City of Cork Coloured engraving, 39 x 30cm

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Staffords "Pacata Hibernia" A 17th Century view of the City of Cork Coloured engraving, 39 x 30cm

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After Joseph Haverty RHA (1794 - 1864) The Triumphant Entry of George IV into Dublin. His Majesty's

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After Joseph Haverty RHA (1794 - 1864) The Triumphant Entry of George IV into Dublin. His Majesty's Arrival, His Majesty's Embarkation A pair of...

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AN ATTRACTIVE ILLUMINATED ADDRESS TO THE VERY REV. O.H.F. COLLIS, B.D. Vicar of Antrim and Dean of

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AN ATTRACTIVE ILLUMINATED ADDRESS TO THE VERY REV. O.H.F. COLLIS, B.D. Vicar of Antrim and Dean of Connor, and to Mrs Collis, The Vicarage, Antrim...

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ADDRESS TO MISS ANNIE PARNELL An attractive illuminated manuscript Address to Annie Parnell,

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ADDRESS TO MISS ANNIE PARNELL An attractive illuminated manuscript Address to Annie Parnell, sister of Charles Stewart Parnell and founder of the ...

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God Save Ireland, Erin Go Bragh An embroidered panel depicting symbols of Ireland: the shamrock, the

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God Save Ireland, Erin Go Bragh An embroidered panel depicting symbols of Ireland: the shamrock, the harp, the wolfhound, the celtic cross and the...

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AFTER LEO WHELAN RHA (1892-1956) Portrait of Michael Collins, half-length A framed reproduction

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AFTER LEO WHELAN RHA (1892-1956) Portrait of Michael Collins, half-length A framed reproduction print, 59 x 44cm

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HARRY KERNOFF RHA (1900-1974) Roger Casement in the Dock Linoprint, 19.5 x 14cm Signed

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HARRY KERNOFF RHA (1900-1974) Roger Casement in the Dock Linoprint, 19.5 x 14cm Signed

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THOMAS ROWLANDSON (c.1799) Published by James Whittle "An Irish Howl" Engraving, 24.5 x 31cm

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THOMAS ROWLANDSON (c.1799) Published by James Whittle "An Irish Howl" Engraving, 24.5 x 31cm

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'HERO'S OF '98' A commemorative silk handkerchief, circa 1898 46 x 43cm, framed

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'HERO'S OF '98' A commemorative silk handkerchief, circa 1898 46 x 43cm, framed

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CHARLES JOHNSON PAYNE (Snaffles) 'Anzac' Hand coloured lithographic print, laid down on margin

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CHARLES JOHNSON PAYNE (Snaffles) 'Anzac' Hand coloured lithographic print, laid down on margin together with another Snaffles print 'Wipers' Hand ...

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A pair of c. 1840's hand coloured lithographic prints depicting “An Irish Emigrant Arriving in New

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A pair of c. 1840's hand coloured lithographic prints depicting “An Irish Emigrant Arriving in New York” and “An Irish Emigrant Leaving New ...

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THE ARCHIVE OF SIR CHARLES RUSSELL, LORD RUSSELL OF KILLOWEN Sir Charles Russell (1832-1900) was

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THE ARCHIVE OF SIR CHARLES RUSSELL, LORD RUSSELL OF KILLOWEN Sir Charles Russell (1832-1900) was undoubtedly the leading Irish-born lawyer of Vict...

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William Ewart Gladstone [Liberal politician, several times Prime Minister, 1809-1898] A very good

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William Ewart Gladstone [Liberal politician, several times Prime Minister, 1809-1898] A very good collection of ten autograph signed letters to [o...

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