If I caught a leprecaun [sic, leprechaun] / He'd never slip my hold / Till I had won, and shared with you / His crock of fairy gold. W.M. Letts.
Cluna Studio Dublin.
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Hand-coloured postcard, featuring an illustration of a leprechaun, who is depicted seated in front of a pot of gold, adjacent to two large toadstools while from behind a tree he is being viewed by a person wearing a hat, purple coloured coat, tartan trousers with their scarf blowing in the wind. Printed underneath this is a verrse by Winifred Mary Letts. Printed on verso of postcard is "No. 123. Cluna Studio, Dublin".
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Dublin : Cluna Studio, [n.d., between ca. 1924 and 1950?].
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera.
The Cluna Studio was established at 39 Harcourt Street, Dublin in 1923 by Gertrude M. Grew from Portadown; she studied at the School of Art in Belfast and the Royal College of Art, London. Margaret [also known as 'Daisy'] O'Keefe from Wexford joined Gertrude in 1924 - she had studied at The Metropolitan School of Art, Dublin. They made jewellery, enamelled metal work, stencilled fabrics garments for children, coloured embroidery, hand coloured prints, calendars, cards and handpainted woodwork. In the 1940's, the Cluna Studio moved to 54 Dawson Street; it closed in the 1950's.
Physical description: 1 postcard : hand col. ill., 8.8 x 13.8 cm..
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