Mr. Keogh’s grand-uncle may have served in the Royal Munster Fusiliers and survived the Great War.
Archival History ↴
Donated by Mr. George Keogh, per Mr. Tom Burke, M.B.E. Chairman, Royal Dublin Fusiliers Association on 28th May 2009.
Immediate Source Acquisition ↴
Content & Structure
Scope & Content: Grand-uncle of Mr. George Keogh ↴
47 postcards, including series items and duplicate. Collection includes 1 embroidered postcard, 13 in colour and 33 B&W items. Collection relates mainly to the Cretan Insurrection (1897), Easter Rising (1916) WWI (1914 – 1918) and Irish Civil War (1922 – 1923).
Appraisal Destruction ↴
Collection is arranged into four sections:
1. Cretan Insurrection and postcards issued before WWI.
2. Easter Rising and its repercussions.
3. WWI – including Dardanelles Campaign, British fleet and Bamforth Song Set series.
4. Post-war and Irish Civil War postcards.
Conditions of Access & Use
Available to view by public who apply for research card in Dublin City Library and Archive Reading Room, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2.
Conditions Governing Reproduction
Subject to Dublin City Library and Archive Reading Room Terms of Membership and in accordance with copyright legislation.