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A Ó M [Abhuistín Ó Maolaoidh]
Main Creator: Molloy, Austin, 1886-1961
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'.
Format: BOOK
Published / Created: Dublin: [s.n.], [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..

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EPH A117
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