Cáisc Dóchais a Éire /
A Ó M [Abhuistín Ó Maolaoidh]
|Summary:||Postcard designed by Austin Molloy [Abhuistín Ó Maolaoidh] commemorating the sixteen men who were executed for their involvement with the 1916 Easter Rising, including (inscribed on bottom right of the obelisk) the name of Roger Casement in Irish ['Mac Éasmuinn']. An Irish tricolour [with a Phrygian cap on top of it, the symbol of the French Revolution] is draped over the top. Underneath the Irish easter greeting are the words: 'Tis hope shall rise from Easter's morn, for joys that surely shall be born'. |
|Published / Created:||
[n.d., ca. 1917].
|Notes:||This item is held in the Department of Ephemera. |
Illustration designed by Austin Molloy [Abhuistín Ó Maolaoidh]; an incorrect handwritten note on verso states the artist was Arthur W. O'Murnaghan [also known as Art O'Murnaghan]; however this is not the case.
Physical description: 1 postcard : col.ill. ; 13 x 8 cm..
As a digital copy of this item is available, the original will not be issued.
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