The Eblana photograph collection [graphic]
The Eblana Photograph Collection consists of topographical views of Ireland, including cities, towns and rural areas. Also included are eviction scenes from the 1880's.
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Eblana glass negatives are numbered EB1 to EB2906. A small amount of items (EB 289, 2655-2662, 2664, 2665) have been catalogued, digitised and are available on the National Library of Ireland online catalogue. As well as Eblana there are Eblana Religious, Eblana Stereopairs and CDV Eblana Comic.
Related Materials: See Lawrence Photograph Collection record, vtls 313414, for more information on the Lawrence Collection and firm.
The Eblana Photograph Collection was acquired by the National Library with the Lawrence Collection, though it is treated as a distinct collection. The negatives were acquired, probably bought, by William Lawrence or his brother for printing and distribution and were not created by the Lawrence firm. The negatives include two identical images per plate. They are not however stereo pairs.
Physical description: 226 boxes ; in preservation envelopes, in phase boxes.
Physical description: 2833 glass negatives.
Citations/References: "Into the Light: an Illustrated Guide to the Photographic Collections in the National Library of Ireland" by Sarah Rouse, p. 30
Finding Aids: Index available at NPA Reading Room Counter.
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