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Guidhim Nodlaig maith agat

[Fergus O'Connor].
Main Creator: O'Connor, Fergus, publisher
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".
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., 8.9 x 14.2 cm..

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EPH A1277
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