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Ratification of the Peace of Münster between Spain and the Dutch Republic in the Town Hall of Münster, 15 May 1648

Ratification of the Peace of Münster between Spain and the Dutch Repub...

De beëdiging van het vredesverdrag tussen Spanje en de Verenigde Nederlanden in het Raadhuis van Munster, 15 mei 1648. Centraal rond de tafel staan de afgezanten van beide partijen: Gaspar de Bracamonte y Guzma... More

Vrede van Munster

Vrede van Munster

Peace of Munster

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map from "The Blackwater in Munster"

map from "The Blackwater in Munster"

This image has been taken from scan 000023 from "The Blackwater in Munster". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's flickr photostream.

Architecture from "The Blackwater in Munster"

Architecture from "The Blackwater in Munster"

This image has been taken from scan 000109 from "The Blackwater in Munster". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's flickr photostream.

map from "The Blackwater in Munster"

map from "The Blackwater in Munster"

This image has been taken from scan 000022 from "The Blackwater in Munster". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's flickr photostream.

70 Patrick Street, Cork

70 Patrick Street, Cork

These are the premises of the legendary Guy's of Cork - photographers, stationers, and publishers of Guy's Cork Almanacs and Directories. At no. 69 to the left is Allen, a drapers perhaps as a sign in the windo... More

Queenstown, where soldiers found a home, and sailors their rest

Queenstown, where soldiers found a home, and sailors their rest

Lovely view of Queenstown (now Cobh), and more evidence of harbour-side urinals, though perhaps not as fancy as the ones we saw at City Quay, Dublin ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland/8042702091/ ) ...Dat... More

Curves in Cork

Curves in Cork

Chose this curvy photo of the railway station in Cork for the bewildering multiplicity of signage. Most scenes in our early photos are blissfully uncluttered, but not this one!..Also chose it because it has a c... More

Drung Hill, Co. Kerry

Drung Hill, Co. Kerry

NLI Ref.: LIMP 2947 ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000058720 )

March 1 (allegedly), 1897

March 1 (allegedly), 1897

So far in my attempt to post a picture every day ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland/collections/72157626612128423/ ) taken on that date/month, I've been so scrupulous that not even an independent assesso... More

[Munster am Stein (i.e., Bad Münster am Stein-Ebernburg), Nahethal, Rhenish Prussia, Germany]

[Munster am Stein (i.e., Bad Münster am Stein-Ebernburg), Nahethal, Rh...

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "1815". Forms part of: Views of Germany in the Photochrom print collection.

[The Munster, Freiburg, Baden, Germany]

[The Munster, Freiburg, Baden, Germany]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "17536". Forms part of: Views of Germany in the Photochrom print collection.

H.M.S. Warspite at Queenstown, now Cobh

H.M.S. Warspite at Queenstown, now Cobh

Since we visited Kingstown yesterday, thought we might swing by Queenstown in Co. Cork today, now renamed Cobh...This photo lacks the usual impeccable clarity of our Lawrence Collection photos, but thought you ... More

On a bicycle made for three

On a bicycle made for three

Anyone know the technical term for this very snazzy bicycle? These natty gentlemen are members of the Waterford Bicycle Club.....Photographer: Poole Photographic Studios ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Search/Results... More

Get set!

Get set!

Thanks to input from Bob Montgomery 2012, we now know that this bicycle race took place on the cycle track built by William G.D. Goff, pioneer cyclist and motorist, in the People's Park, Waterford. The track op... More

What's going on here then?

What's going on here then?

All we have is that it was taken in Waterford, and "Manor" - Manor Street? Manor Hill? and the title Motor cars in yard...Any and all ideas as to what the yokes are along the wall will be entertained.....Date: ... More

Motoring on The Mall

Motoring on The Mall

Mr Goff (bearded) driving with Colonel McGrath on The Mall in Waterford. This was the bare bones of information we originally had on this photo.....However, thanks to Bob Montgomery 2012 for his fantastic contr... More

S.S. Shannon

S.S. Shannon

Yesterday's photo of the S.S. Hazel showed hundreds of people bundled on board. Today, a rather more orderly group are disembarking the S.S. Shannon at Cappagh Pier, Kilrush, Co. Clare...P.S. Did we ever come t... More

Temprance Bar!

Temprance Bar!

Bad spelling over the door aside, surely a Temperance Bar is a bit of a contradiction in terms?..The main focus here is Thomas Strand's establishment at no. 5 Tivoli Terrace in Lisdoonvarna (lovely lamp lurking... More

Royal Munster Fusiliers fighting from behind the redoubt at Honey Nest Kloof, South Africa. Feb. 16, 1900

Royal Munster Fusiliers fighting from behind the redoubt at Honey Nest...

Medics treating wounded in back of redoubt during Boer War. Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Fast Excursion to the International Exhibition

Fast Excursion to the International Exhibition

It looks as if some quite stylish ladies have just alighted from a train at Limerick Railway Station, though they're of no interest to local children who are completely focused on the photographer...Delighted t... More

First Class Battleship

First Class Battleship

Crew sunning themselves in Castletownbere, Co. Cork. Infuriating that the ship's name is not clear on any of the caps.....Photographer: Almost certainly Robert French of Lawrence Photographic Studios ( http://c... More

Skioptikonbild med motiv från Konstanz. Gata med katedralen Konstanzer Münster i bakgrunden.Bilden har förvarats i kartong märkt: Konstanz. 1906

Skioptikonbild med motiv från Konstanz. Gata med katedralen Konstanzer...

Skioptikonbild med motiv från Konstanz. Gata med katedralen Konstanzer Münster i bakgrunden.Bilden har förvarats i kartong märkt: Konstanz. 1906

Skioptikonbild med motiv av kinnor på gata i Konstanz med katedralen Konstanzer Münster i bukgrunden.Bilden har förvarats i kartong märkt: Resan 1906. Konstanz. 6.

Skioptikonbild med motiv av kinnor på gata i Konstanz med katedralen K...

Skioptikonbild med motiv av kinnor på gata i Konstanz med katedralen Konstanzer Münster i bukgrunden.Bilden har förvarats i kartong märkt: Resan 1906. Konstanz. 6.

Moll's Gap, Kerry

Moll's Gap, Kerry

Very ominous clouds moving in on these tourists in Kerry. Looks as if they're going to get pelted with rain...From the sign post, Sneem is 15 miles behind them, and they've 14 miles to to to Killarney.....Date:... More

Definitely the S.S. Coningbeg!

Definitely the S.S. Coningbeg!

Major fail yesterday morning, uploading a good photo of a Marconi Room, but not aboard the S.S. Coningbeg! Hoping to make amends with this shot that is definitely the S.S. Coningbeg, photographed sailing into W... More

On Deck of S.S. Coningbeg

On Deck of S.S. Coningbeg

More funnels than you could shake a stick at on the deck of the S.S. Coningbeg, on the River Suir in Waterford...Date: Saturday, 14 March 1914..NLI Ref.: P_WP_2541a ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/P_WP_2541a )

February 24, 1914

February 24, 1914

These are the crew members of a Norwegian vessel, who survived what is known as the Fethard Lifeboat Disaster...These men were on board their vessel, The Mexico (with its cargo of mahogany and cedar from Mexico... More

Wacky Races?

Wacky Races?

We may well have seen some of these chaps before making cars at the O'Gorman motor works in Clonmel ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland/7127891871 ) 14 years after this photo was taken, but here is the O'... More

Blackrock Road, Cork City

Blackrock Road, Cork City

This narrow street with an open top electric tram has lots of people about...roaming paddy ( /photos/roamingpaddy/ ) Was spot on with the location very early in the day, Location Identified as Blackrock Road,... More

Soldiers Going Away II

Soldiers Going Away II

Thanks to Niall McAuley ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/gnmcauley/ ) for confirmation that this photo was taken at Adelphi Quay in Waterford, and that sign at top right is for Soldiers' Home. And we're indebted... More

When the boat comes in...

When the boat comes in...

This pier should be somewhere near our Telegraph and Post Office ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland/8366240991/ ) at Adrigole in West Cork. Hoping that Peg ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/843... More

Celtic cross - memorial to Munster soldiers in Ypres, with the ruins of Ypres cathedral following WWI, the great war

Celtic cross - memorial to Munster soldiers in Ypres, with the ruins o...

Originally I thought this may be Ireland, but some incredible detective work by Havering ( /photos/havering/ ) has pinpointed this as being in Ypres, which therefore dates it to about 1920 (confirmed by the hats!)

Positively the last motoring photo for a while...

Positively the last motoring photo for a while...

... but just couldn't resist the Overland Whippets at Crotty's Garage (photo taken for a Miss Crotty), No. 11 The Mall in Waterford...Had not heard of this Overland make of car before. Had you?..Photographer: P... More

Hamburg! Urgent!

Hamburg! Urgent!

Men loading plants at William Power & Sons, Waterford. The labels on the huge baskets all say "Hamburg. Urgent". Wondering what plants? Could it be those in the foreground that look like mini Christmas trees. B... More

February 9, 1924

February 9, 1924

Brand spanking new, and a snip at £360 - this is the Vulcan Demonstration Van. Its chassis could take 20-25 cwt., and it was distributed by B.T. Lambert Ltd., 3 Cornmarket, Dublin...From examining shots of the ... More

December 18, 1928

December 18, 1928

Proud array of Morris cars on the forecourt of Mr John Kelly's garage at Catherine Street, Waterford. Kelly's was the sole district agent for Morris cars...The car on extreme left has a sign in the window with ... More

Chetwynd Viaduct and the Mystery Car!!

Chetwynd Viaduct and the Mystery Car!!

Chetwynd Viaduct lifting train, Chetwynd, Co. Cork...I will leave it to the reader to keep themselves abreast of the "Mystery Car" controversy - see comments below. ..This a viaduct on the Cork, Bandon and Sou... More

January 3, 1930

January 3, 1930

Not a good start to the year 1930 for the owner of this Cotton motorbike! This photo was taken at John Kelly's garage ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland/6531108775/in/photostream ) on Catherine Street, W... More

Made it, Ma! Top of the world!

Made it, Ma! Top of the world!

Presuming that if any of you work in Elfin Safety you're having a caniption looking at this photo of work on the tower of St. John's Church on Parnell Street, Waterford.....Information in our catalogue record i... More

January 3, 1930

January 3, 1930

Not a good start to the year 1930 for the owner of this Cotton motorbike! This photo was taken at John Kelly's garage ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland/6531108775/in/photostream ) on Catherine Street, W... More

Tramless Patrick Street in Cork

Tramless Patrick Street in Cork

We've seen this snippet of Patrick Street in Cork before, but that was when it was very much be-trammed (technical term). It looks as if trams were gone as a mode of Cork transport by the time this Valentine C... More

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - Pennsylvania - Cambria County - Munster - ED 11-123

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - Pennsylvania - Cambria County ...

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - Pennsylvania - Cambria County

Nineteen minutes past 11 o'clock

Nineteen minutes past 11 o'clock

Love when our photos clearly show the time, and that's the case with this great capture of St. Patrick's Hill in Cork City.....Thanks to guliolopez ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/achesonblog/ ) who did so much... More

January 29, 1959

January 29, 1959

This is signalman Alby Maher (Albert ( http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/IrelandGenWeb/2005-11/1131742093 ) ) pictured at Goold's Cross, Co. Tipperary...Thanks to Billy14477 for this information: "A... More