Guidhim Nodlaig maith agat
|Summary:||Christmas postcard featuring the image of the infant Jesus in a manger, his mother Mary kneels adjacent to him and greets shepherds (at right) of the scene. A lamb is depicted on the straw on the ground in front of the infant Jesus. Behind Mary stands the figure of Joseph, leaning on a staff, while a shepherd kneels beside him and two of the Magi are depicted carrying gifts as they enter into the stable. A horse and bull along with several angels (including one holding a trumpet) and cherubs are depicted in the background. Underneath this printed in black font (against a green background) in Cló Gaelach is "Guidhim Nodlaig maith agat" ["I wish you a good Christmas"]. Verso of card blank. Printed in black ink on verso is: "Fergus O'Connor Dublin. - Publisher to the Trade". |
Text printed on front of card in Cló Gealeach and printed on verso in English.
|Published / Created:||
[n.d., between ca. 1918-1924?].
Postcards > Irish > 1910-1930.
|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., 8.9 x 14.2 cm..
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