File 9 - An Tóstal - captions for display

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IE OCL P87/1/9


An Tóstal - captions for display


  • 1953-1954 (Creation)

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Box of index cards comprising the captions which were used to display artefacts, photographs, and documents during An Tóstal exhibitions in 1953 and 1954. The numbers on the cards correspond with the catalogue of exhibits ( See P87/1/2) and also contain details of the donors of the artefacts. Also contains cards relating to artefacts temporarily loaned to the exhibition and not listed in the official catalogue, particularly a quantity of War of Independence era militaria, much of which was donated by former Irish Volunteers Peadar Bracken and Alo O'Brennan.

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