Album of Cuala Press Cards formerly owned by Douglas Hyde
|Main Creator:||Cuala Press|
Collection of Christmas and greeting cards published by the Cuala Press, of which 19 are handcoloured. Handcoloured cards with designs by Jack B. Yeats, Elizabeth Corbett Yeats, Mary Cottenham Yeats, Dorothy Blackham, Eileen C. Booth, Nano Reid and others. Each card features verse by authors including Douglas Hyde, Padraic Colum, Katherine Tynan, Susan Mitchell and W.B. Yeats. The album also includes a set of 11 postcards [printed in France] depicting French World War I scenes, with French and Irish language texts. The Christmas cards are from Francis Joseph Bigger, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Aiken, Micheál Mac Liammóir and Hilton Edwards at the Gate Theatre and others.
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
Note: Text on cards printed in English and Cló Gaelach.
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Dublin : Cuala Press, [between ca. 1902 and ca. 1946?].
Cuala Press cards in a limited edition of no more than 50.
Physical description: 1 album (25 Cuala Press cards, 1 [cropped] Cuala Press broadside, 8 Christmas cards/programmes, 11 World War I postcards with envelope : zinco, 19 hand col.; album 25.1 x 29.1 cm.
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|PD 2160 TX||
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Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.