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Dinner offered by the President [Mary Robinson] and Mr. Robinson in honour of the President of the Republic of Poland His Excellency Mr. Aleksander Kwaśniewski and Mrs. Jolanta Kwaśniewska [,] Dublin Castle Tuesday 25 March 1997

[Frederick Arthur Farrell].
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Main Creator: Robinson, Mary, 1944-
Contributors: Farrell, Fred A., 1882-1935 artist.
Summary:See portfolio held at NLI call number LBR 767, a portfolio of twelve large drypoint with etching prints by Glasgow based artist Frederick Arthur Farrell, presented to President Douglas Hyde in January 1944 by President Władysław Raczkiewicz, (1885-1947) of Poland, (who was then living in exile in London) for the original image of 'Poznan. The Ancient Town Hall' reproduced on the cover of this menu. On verso [back page] of this menu is reproduced an image of the inscription present on the portfoilo, written in ink in manuscript hand from Raczkiewicz to Douglas Hyde: "To His Excellency / Dr. Douglas Hyde / President of Ireland / as a token of warm and friendly feelings. / Władysław Raczkiewicz. / London, / January, 1944". This portfolio of etchings at NLI call number LBR 767 is numbered No. 28 of 50; amongst the etchings are several images of cities - Gdynia, Kraków, Gdańsk [then known as Danzig], Warsaw, Poznań, Lwów and Vilnius, Lithuania [previously known as Wilno].
Format: BOOK
Language:English
Text of menu printed in Irish, English and Polish.
Published / Created: [Dublin : The Office of the President, Áras an Uachtaráin, 1997].
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Notes:Physical description: 1 menu ([4] pp.) : ill., 22 x 25.3 cm.

Varying form of title: [Menu for a state dinner in Dublin Castle offered by then President of Ireland Mary Robinson and her husband Nicholas Robinson in honour of the then President of Poland and his wife on 25 March 1997, featuring the reproduction of an image of Poznan Town Hall by Glaswegian artist Frederick A. Farrell, that is one of the images present within a portfolio of 12 etchings presented to President Douglas Hyde in January 1944 by President Władysław Raczkiewicz, (1885-1947) of Poland, who was then living in exile in London; this portfolio was later presented by Dr. Hyde to the collections of the National Library of Ireland].

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