The Keogh Photographic Collection, PC


Political and social images from the 1916 Rising, the 1917 elections and the Civil War. Includes a large number of portraits of personalities (often in uniform) of the time, such as Éamon de Valera, Michael Collins, Roger Casement, John Redmond, William T. Cosgrave, Constance Markievicz, P. H. Pearse, Archbishop Walsh of Dublin, various priests, George V, Laurence Ginnell and many more. Other images record Ely House, Dublin Labour Conference, hunger strikers, Liberty Hall, Fianna Éireann, Sinn Féin, Irish Citizen Army, Irish Women Workers' Union and the National Volunteers. Additional subjects include the funerals of O'Donovan Rossa and Arthur Griffith.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Creator: Keogh Brothers Ltd., photographers
Format: Photo
Notes:Individual items in the Keogh Collection have been catalogued and digitised under name and call number (Ke).

Related Materials: National Photographic Archive : see also Eucharistic Congress Postcards (vtls 298145, PC01 Lot24).

Related Materials: National Photographic Archive : see also Republican Cabinet Cards (vtls 299643, PC07 Lot19).

Brendan Keogh (b.1887) was the principal photographer at the commercial firm of Keogh Brothers, which was established in 1909 and operated from 75 Lower Dorset St., Dublin. By 1930 it had expanded to an additional address of 124 St. Stephen's Green and continued until 1958.

Physical description: glass negatives 333 ; 30.5 cm x 25.5 cm or smaller.

Physical description: plastic negatives 3 : b&w.

Physical description: 24 phase boxes : in preservation envelopes.

Citations/References: "Into the Light: an Illustrated Guide to the Photographic Collections in the National Library of Ireland" by Sarah Rouse, pp 48-49.

Citations/References: Ex-camera 1860 - 1960: photographs from the collections of the National Library of Ireland / compiled and edited by Noel Kissane. - Dublin : National Library of Ireland, 1990.- xii,46p

Finding Aids: Finding aid is available in the NPA reading room (5 folders).

Published / Created: [ca. 1914-1950].
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