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Nodlaig maith agat

[Fergus O'Connor].
Main Creator: O'Connor, Fergus, publisher
Summary:Christmas postcard featuring the image of the infant Jesus, depicted standing within straw, his arms stretched out, as though in a blessing. Underneath this printed in Cló Gaelach is "Nodlaig maith agat" ["You have a good Christmas"]. Underneath this, (at left) one of the Magi [Three Wise Men] stands, looking up at the infant while beside him a shepherd kneels, his eyes downcast. A donkey and a lamb stand adjacent to them. At right of scene another of the kings has removed his crown and placed it in front of him on the ground while he kneels. He holds his face in his hands. Behind him a shepherd looks up at the infant Jesus in awe. A bull stands behind him. Gold stars, a reference to the crown of thorns and decorative interlace work is also featured on the postcard. Verso of card blank. Printed in black ink on verso is: "Fergus O'Connor Dublin. - Publisher to the Trade".
Format: BOOK
Text printed on front of card in Cló Gealeach and printed on verso in English.
Published / Created: Dublin : Fergus O'Connor, [n.d., between ca. 1918-1924?].
Notes:This item is held in the Department of Ephemera.

Fergus O'Connor was a Dublin publisher, who published Sean O'Casey's early writings and produced nationalist postcards and related material. Following the Easter Rising he was imprisoned in Lewes prison.

Physical description: 1 postcard : col. ill., 14.2 x 8.9 cm..

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EPH A1275
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