Cardall Photographic Collection, PC
The Cardall collection is comprised of b&w postcards and their corresponding negatives of towns, cities and villages in the Republic of Ireland. Approximately 400 towns are featured, the number of views per town varies considerably. Images depict the major landmarks in each town - castles, churches, scenic landscapes, street scenes, people, automobiles, advertising signs and shop fronts. The majority of postcards also contain a caption, identifying the images' location and major points of interest. This collection provides a good follow-up to the earlier postcard collections of Eason and Valentine.
The photographer and year of each image is not known.
Physical description: 63 boxes ; in preservation envelopes, in mylar, in phase boxes.
Physical description: prints 4826 : b&w.
Physical description: postcards 97.
Physical description: plastic negatives [ca. 4079] : b&w; 15.2 cm x 10 cm.
Citations/References: "Into the Light: an Illustrated Guide to the Photographic Collections in the National Library of Ireland" by Sarah Rouse, Dublin, NLI Publications, 1998 pp. 8-9 and 21.
Finding Aids: Index available at NPA Reading Room counter. List of negative numbers is in box with 'take' negatives.
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Reproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland.