Whyte's History, Literature & Collectables 14th September 2013 - page 37

SINCE 1783
Picture postcards collection in album, mainly GB, also actresses and
Good variety, mainly topographical, good range of actresses (50 approx.)
and boxers (6), latter including, Nelson, McVea, Langford etc. (380+)
200 (£130-£170 approx)
20th Century: Collection of Dublin topographical postcards
A large collection of postcards covering Dublin. Including O’Connell Street,
Phoenix Park, Clondalkin, Trinity College, Glasnevin, Grafton Street, St.
Stephen’s Green, statues and monuments some of which no longer exist
etc. All contained in a good quality postcard album (360 items)
600 (£350-£520 approx)
c. 1900-40: Collection of Cork topographical postcards
A good collection of postcards in an album covering the Cork area.
Including Cloyne, Michelstown, Crosshaven, Glengarriff, Bandon, Macroom,
Clonakilty, Berehaven, Queenstown, Fermoy, Mallow etc. Many interesting
examples (192 items)
350 (£220-£310 approx)
20th Century: Collection of Donegal topographical postcards
An impresive collection of postcards, showing scenes of County Donegal
and contained in album. Many areas covered including Errigal, Bundoran,
Raphoe, Ballybofey, Ballyshannon, Moville, Gweedore, Ballyshannon etc.
(200 items)
600 (£350-£520 approx)
c. 1900-40: Collection of Galway topographical postcards
An excellent collection of postcards covering the county of Galway.
Including scenes of Galway city, Tuam, Oughterard, Clifden, Connemara,
Ballinasloe, Ballynahinch, Salthill, Leenane, Killary, Westport and other
areas. All contained in a postcard album (240 items)
500 (£260-£440 approx)
c. 1900-40: Collection of Limerick and Clare topographical postcards
A collection of postcards showing scenes, monuments and places of
Limerick and Clare. Including Limerick city, Askeaton, Adare, Killaloe,
Foynes, Kilrush, Moher, Ennis, Lahinch, Carrigaholt etc. (160 items)
500 (£260-£440 approx)
c. 1900-40: Collection of Tipperary topographical postcards
Another large collection of postcards presented in an album covering the
Tipperary area. Including Cashel, Clonmel, Templemore, Nenagh, Thurles,
Cahir, Tipperary, Roscrea etc. Including many monuments and buildings of
note (240)
500 (£260-£440 approx)
20th Century: Collection of Irish interest picture postcards
Mixed collection of Irish greetings and “Irish life” with some hold to light
examples. (37 items)
80 (£50-£70 approx)
20th Century: Collection of assorted international postcards including
A collection of assorted international postcards with many mountaineering
and alpine interest. (80 approx items)
120 (£70-£100 approx)
20th Century: Ui Breasail and Brian O’Higgins Irish language postcards
5 postcards comprising of one Ui Breasail (The Isle of the Blest) promoting
the Great Irish Whitsuntide Exhibition at Ballsbridge and four Irish
language postcards published by Maire Ni Raghallaigh, Dublin with verse by
Brian na Banban (Brian O’Higgins) (5 items) 3.50 x 5.50in. (8.89 x 13.97cm)
70 (£40-£60 approx)
1909-11: St. Enda’s School postcard collection
A collection of 5 Irish language postcards showing scenes of Pádraig
Pearse’s famous St. Enda’s School. Including 1910-11 Junior Hurling Team,
The Passion Play Easter 1911 cast, 1909 The Coming of Fionn cast, The Boy’s
Bathing Pool and The House. (5 items) 3.50 x 5.50in. (8.89 x 13.97cm)
120 (£70-£100 approx)
Padraig Pearse. Iosagan agus Sgealta Eile, first edition, 1907.
1907 Conradh na Gaedhilge, Dublin. Original edition with illustration by
Beatrice Elvery (later Lady Glenavy).
100 (£70-£90 approx)
circa 1910: ‘The Right Flag In The Right Place’ Roscommon Home Rule
advertisement poster
An extremely interesting and unusual poster showing a green flag with
harp flying above the Irish Houses of Parliament on College Green and
titled “The Right Flag In The Right Place - and the right place to call for
suits, dresses, millinery, hats, caps and ties is F. Connolly & Co’s
Strokestown.” 30 x 20in. (76.20 x 50.80cm)
300 (£170-£260 approx)
circa 1910: Home Rule leaders postcards including Joseph Devlin
Portrait postcards of Home Rule Members of Parliament. Comprising of
Joseph Devlin, William O’Brien and John Dillon. (3 items) 3.50 x 5.50in.
(8.89 x 13.97cm)
70 (£40-£60 approx)
1913 (31 August) Dublin Metropolitan Police Proclamation banning
meeting at Sackville Street during the lockout.
An extremely scarce proclamation issued by E.G. Swifte, Chief Divisional
Magistrate, Dublin Metropolitan Police District on 29 August 1913 banning
a meeting at Sackville Street or its neighbourhood on 31 August 1913 due
to the fact that “.......such meeting or assemblage is seditious and that the
said meeting or assemblage would cause terror and alarm to, and
dissension between, his Majesty’s subjects, and would be an unlawful
assembly”. Printed by Alex Thom & Co Limited, Abbey Street. 32 x 20in.
(81.28 x 50.80cm)
1,500 (£870-£1,310 approx)
1913: Lockout National Seamen’s and Firemen’s Union membership
A pair of National Seamen's and Firemen's Union membership booklets
issued to Richard Dunne of Monks Place, Dublin who joined in July 1913.
The first books with payment stamps from 1913 to 1916 and interestingly
with no stamps for the weeks from 15 September to 3 November 1913 and
overwritten "8 weeks allowed Lockout". The second booklet covering 1916
to 1920. Also with a British Mercantile Marine Identity Service Certificate
for Richard Dunne with photograph, two Workers Union of Ireland
membership cards, Irish National Health Insurance cards for Richard Dunne
Senior and Junior and letter from James Larkin T.D. of the Worker's Union
of Ireland addressed to the wife of George Dunne following the death of
her husband. (8 items)
500 (£260-£440 approx)
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