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Anti-Home Rule demonstration at Royal Ulster Agricultural Showgrounds, April 1912.

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'If you cannot join the army, try and get a recruit'

First World War recruitment poster; 'If you cannot join the army, try and get a recruit'; published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, London;...

UVF Flying Squadron At Balmoral

UVF Flying Squadron At Balmoral

Photographic postcard of 'UVF Flying Squadron At Balmoral 1913.'...

Kitty of Coleraine

Kitty of Coleraine

Greetings postcard featuring farmer with 'Kitty of Coleraine' Sent to Miss Smyth Glassdrummond from Kilkeel 1905....

Full Steam Ahead

Full Steam Ahead

Graphic postcard entitled 'Full Steam Ahead' showing the boat of Home Rule running aground on a reef named Ulster. Reproduced from the Belfast Weekly ...

Ulster to England

Ulster to England

Anti-Home Rule postcard showing 'Ulster to England' with Ulster showing their love and devotion to England....

Don't Stand Looking at this Go and Help!

Don't Stand Looking at this Go and Help!

First World War recruitment poster; ‘Don’t stand looking at this – go and help!’ Profile of soldiers with fixed bayonets leaving a trench to advance. ...

Belfast Docks Buffett

Belfast Docks Buffett

White ribbon badge with inscription in red 'Belfast Docks Buffet', in blue '1915-1919' sewn on to medal eye. REVERSE: Victory to right, holding sword ...

Cumann na mBan

Cumann na mBan

Cumann na mBan badge with pin fastening, on a green ribbon in silver "CUMANN Na MbAN" STAIR 7 EACHAMAIBEACT". On the silver centre an open book on whi...

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

Lantern slide showing the crowds at City Hall for Ulster Day 28th September 1912....

We're Doing Our Duty

We're Doing Our Duty

Photographic postcard with image of Royal Avenue Belfast, with uniformed soldier to left, surmounted by Union Flag and Ulster Flag motto 'We're Doing ...

The Oath, Ancient Order of Hiberians

The Oath, Ancient Order of Hiberians

Postcard featuring 'The Oath of the Ancient Order of Hibernians,' Formerly known as the Ribbonmen and the Whiteboys. President Joseph Devlin, Leader J...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

Photographic negative showing a group on board the S.S. Fanny, apparently in the Keil canal. On left, F. H. Crawford, front, Captain of ship, centre b...

An Irish Cabin

An Irish Cabin

Coloured photographic postcard of family group of women and children at the doorway of a cottage. Entitled 'An Irish Cabin. Sent to Mrs Wilkinson Fal...

A Heart and a Hand All thy own to the last

A Heart and a Hand All thy own to the last

Coloured postcard with shamrock, motto 'A Heart and a Hand All thy own to the last,' attached is a packet of 'real' shamrock seed. Erin Go Bragh. 'Nat...

United We Stand, Divided We Fall

United We Stand, Divided We Fall

Postcard featuring the emblems of England and Wales, Scotland and Ireland together. 'United We Stand, Divided We Fall.' Post dated 25th May 1900. Addr...

Bravo! Ulster Volunteers

Bravo! Ulster Volunteers

Postcard titled 'Bravo! Ulster Volunteers.' Asquith is pictured with a British soldier reluctant to put down the UVF and there is a poem, including th...

UVF Fortwilliam Section North Belfast Regiment

UVF Fortwilliam Section North Belfast Regiment

Photographic postcard depicting 'UVF Fortwilliam Section North Belfast Regiment starting for Balmoral 27th September 1913.'...

Easter Rising

Easter Rising

Easter Rising postcard showing 'East side of Sackville Street from O'Connell's Bridge. The building in the centre was the D. B. C.' One of a set of si...

Audience at Ulster Hall Meeting

Audience at Ulster Hall Meeting

Postcard showing an 'Audience at Ulster Hall Meeting, addressed by Sir Edward Carson and other prominent leaders, on Ulster Day Eve, Sept. 27th, 1912....

The Electric Tram is Coming

The Electric Tram is Coming

Used pictorial postcard depicting the introduction of electric trams in Belfast, 1906, marked 'Greetings from Belfast' consisting of two humorous colo...

Ulster Volunteer Force

Ulster Volunteer Force

UVF Pass Card; Victoria Battalion. Belonging to Thomas Ferguson, 244 Newtownards Road, Belfast....

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

Photographic negative showing the Ulster Volunteer Force possibly in King's Hall grounds, Balmoral....

Ulster Day Belfast Sept. 28th 1912

Ulster Day Belfast Sept. 28th 1912

Postcard showing 'Ulster Day Belfast Sept. 28th 1912.' Orangemen and Unionist Clubs marching to the City Hall, Belfast, to sign the Covenant against ...

Badge

Badge

Badge with pin fastening of a portrait of Sir Edward Carson, with a red, white and blue border. Carson, born in Dublin in 1854, was an Irish barriste...

25th Sept 1911

25th Sept 1911

Souvenir flag '25th September 1911,' featuring two Union Jack flags, Red Hand of Ulster and a Crown with banner inscribed ‘Naught Shall Make Us Rue If...

Ulster Unionist Convention 1892 Bannerette

Ulster Unionist Convention 1892 Bannerette

Ulster Unionist Convention 1892 Bannerette depicting "Sons of Empire" and names of the colonies of the British Empire. On obverse in stencilled white ...

The Sinn Fein Revolt in Dublin

The Sinn Fein Revolt in Dublin

Easter Rising postcard showing 'The Sinn Fein Revolt in Dublin - The Ruins of Liberty Hall.' Rotary Photographic Series. Note the postcard states a S...

No Thoroughfare

No Thoroughfare

Anti-Home Rule Postcard entitled 'No Thoroughfare!' Depicting Asquith on his cart with the 'Home Rule Bill' in tow being stopped by policeman Bonar La...

Sir Edward Carson KC MP

Sir Edward Carson KC MP

Lantern slide portrait of Sir Edward Carson. Clearly wearing his Unionist Clubs of Ireland membership lapel badge....

Connolly Commemoration

Connolly Commemoration

Press ticket to the Connolly Commemoration in the I.W.W.U. (Irish Women's Worker's Union) Hall, Fleet Street, Dublin, with guest peakers Mrs Nora Conn...

We Will Not Have Home Rule

We Will Not Have Home Rule

Photographic postcard of Holywood Unionist Club members assembling to parade, near Belfast Lough, to take part in the Unionist Demonstration of 9th Ap...

We Won't Have Home Rule

We Won't Have Home Rule

Anti-Home Rule postcard with image of King William III and featuring Col. Wallace, Edward Carson and Captain Craig declaring 'We Will Not Have Home Ru...

The Shamrock For Ever

The Shamrock For Ever

Coloured postcard with shamrock, motto 'The Shamrock For Ever''; attached is a packet of 'real' shamrock seed; 'National' Series Trade Mark, Marked M...

Turkish troops driven from outlying hills by our men, retreat thro' Jerusalem by Jaffa Gate

Turkish troops driven from outlying hills by our men, retreat thro' Jerusalem by Jaffa Gate

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of troops marching in formation through city. 'Turkish troops driven from outlying hills by our men, retreat thr...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

Photographic negative showing a parade celebrating centenary of '98 Rising (June 1898). Scene near corner of Dunville Street (on right), during parade...

United We Stand

United We Stand

Ulster Unionist Convention 1893 badge. A crowned white metal bar with long pin fastening. Inscribed "United We Stand, Belfast Demonstration 1983. Atta...

Hark Hark The Dogs Do Bark

Hark Hark The Dogs Do Bark

Printed paper on wood, entitled `HARK HARK THE DOGS DO BARK'. A map of Europe showing British bulldog, French poodle, Russian bear, Belgian griffon an...

British Empire Union

British Empire Union

Political patriotic badge 'British Empire Union.' With Lion in centre and Union Jack Flag on top. Pin fastening on back....

The SS"Titanic"

The SS"Titanic"

Postcard featuring 'The SS "Titanic" Foundered April 15th, 1912, on her ill-fated maiden voyage to New York', only 705 being saved out of a total of 2...

Ulster Liberal Association

Ulster Liberal Association

Balcony ticket for a Public meeting held in the Ulster Hall on the evening of 8th February 1912 under the auspices of the Ulster Liberal Association,...

Sir Edward Carson

Sir Edward Carson

Photographic postcard portrait of Sir Edward Carson, photo by Russell....

After weeks of weary fighting for the fateful Menin Road, victors and the vanquished both happy

After weeks of weary fighting for the fateful Menin Road, victors and the vanquished both happy

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of British soldiers and german prisoners smilling for the camera. 'After weeks of weary fighting for the fateful...

Belfast Steam Ship Company Limited

Belfast Steam Ship Company Limited

Coloured graphic postcard featuring vessel from Belfast Steamship Company. ‘Express Steamers Patriotic, Graphic and Heroic.’...

Who Said Home Rule

Who Said Home Rule

Anti-Home Rule postcard ' Who Said Home Rule', showing an Ulster combatant armed with no less than five assorted weapons and an ammo box, bag of kit ...

The famous Gurhas with their deadly kukries charge the enemy near Neuve Chapelle

The famous Gurhas with their deadly kukries charge the enemy near Neuve Chapelle

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of Gurkhas charging Germans at Neuve Chapelle. ‘The famous Gurkhas with their deadly kukries charge the enemy ne...

Greetings from Portadown

Greetings from Portadown

Coloured postcard featuring clasped hands and motto 'Greetings from Portadown.'...

The Sinn Fein Revolt in Dublin

The Sinn Fein Revolt in Dublin

Easter Rising postcard showing 'The Sinn Fein Revolt in Dublin - the Metropole Hotel, Post Office and Nelson Column.' Rotary Photographic Series. Note...

Wishing you a very happy Christmas

Wishing you a very happy Christmas

Coloured postcard featuring a donkey cart laden with holly and motto 'Wishing you a very happy Christmas.'...

No Surrender

No Surrender

Coloured graphic postcard featuring 'Apprentice Boys of Derry,' entitled 'Walker inciting the Apprentice Boys to shut the gates of Derry'; from the 'N...

My Irish Molly O

My Irish Molly O

Greetings postcard featuring girl and boy at water pump with verse entitled 'My Irish Molly O' Sent to Miss Smyth Glassdrummond, 1907....

Home Rule Parliament 1915

Home Rule Parliament 1915

Anti-Home Rule postcard featuring 'Paddies' fighting with shillelaghs inscribed 'Home Rule Parliament 1915. Discussing the Military Defences of the Ki...

Save the Food

Save the Food

First World War recruitment poster; 'Save the Food.' Published by the Minstry of Food - Food Controller Poster No.53.Imploring people to ration and no...

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

Lantern slide showing General Sir George Richardson and Commanding Officers, Ulster Volunteers, and troops in Royal Ulster Agricultural Showgrounds. R...

Irish Fair

Irish Fair

Coloured photographic postcard of an 'Irish Fair'; sent to Miss Smyth Glassdrummond from Belfast 1905....

Examining a German prisoner to gain information which enables us to anticipate an attack

Examining a German prisoner to gain information which enables us to anticipate an attack

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of a German prisoner being interogated by two British soldierhorses dragging field gun out of mud. ‘Examining a...

Ireland

Ireland

Greetings postcard 'Primroses from Ireland' Cead Mille Failte, with crowned maid of Erin; sent to Miss A Smyth, Glassdrummon Primary School Annalong, ...

The Foster Mother

The Foster Mother

Coloured photographic postcard of girl feeding calves; entitled 'the Foster Mother' sent to Miss Smyth Glassdrummond, from Annalong 1907....

Postcard

Postcard

A Reg Carter postcard depicting an unidentified scene from British politics. Carter was a famous cartoonist and illustrator for the early Beano comics...

Photographic film negative

Photographic film negative

Photographic negative showing a hurley match with the Glens of Antrim in background. Feis na Glenn 1906....

The Ulster Volunteers

The Ulster Volunteers

Postcard; 'The Ulster Volunteers' (UVF) featuring an unionist ballad. ‘It’s a great fight, a straight fight and Ulster will not waver or delay. For ou...

The Shamrock Green For Ever'

The Shamrock Green For Ever'

Coloured postcard with harp and shamrock, motto 'The Shamrock Green For Ever'; attached is a packet of 'real' shamrock seed; 'National' Series Trade M...

The Loyal Orange Lily

The Loyal Orange Lily

Orange postcard with picture of Orange lilies flanked by Masonic symbols, and verse 'The Loyal Orange Lily O' posted to Mr R Robinson, Nelson Street, ...

The Chronicle of the Health Insurance Stamp

The Chronicle of the Health Insurance Stamp

Postcard featuring text of 'The Chronicle of the Health Insurance Stamp.' A simulated legend featuring various Liberal bogey men including ‘the chief ...

Mr Churchill, leaving Grand Central Hotel for Celtic Park meeting

Mr Churchill, leaving Grand Central Hotel for Celtic Park meeting

Photographic negative showing 'Mr Churchill, leaving Grand Central Hotel for Celtic Park meeting.' The meeting, organised by the Ulster Liberal Assoc...

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

The Duke of Abercorn, in failing health, signed the Ulster Solemn League and Covenant on his estate at Baronscourt, County Tyrone, alongside the resid...

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

Lantern slide showing a review of Belfast Division UVF, Royal Ulster Agricultural Showgrounds, September 27th 1913....

The Day's Work O'er

The Day's Work O'er

Postcard showing 'The Day's Work O'er.' Messers Harland & Wolff's workmen leaving off. 19,000 men were employed at one time during the building of the...

The Empire needs men!

The Empire needs men!

First World War recruitment poster; 'The Empire needs men! The overseas states all answer the call. Helped by the young lions, the old lion defies his...

Ulster Unionist Demonstration 1912

Ulster Unionist Demonstration 1912

Ulster Unionist Demonstration 1912 badge with pin fastening. Inscribed "UNION IS STRENGTH ULSTER UNIONIST DEMONSTRATION 1912". Attached to the bar a w...

Orange Order LOL 777

Orange Order LOL 777

Orange Order banner, LOL 777 of Mullahara, featuring a crown on the Bible....

We Won't Have Home Rule

We Won't Have Home Rule

Anti Home Rule postcard, 'We Won't Have Home Rule, Ulster will Fight and Ulster will be Right!' Featuring portrait of Sir Edward Carson....

Dublin Ruins

Dublin Ruins

Easter Rising postcard showing "Eden Quay from O'Connell's Bridge." One of a set of six....

Union is Strength

Union is Strength

Ulster Unionist Convention 1892. A crowned white metal bar with long pin fastening. Inscribed "UNION IS STRENGTH ULSTER UNIONIST CONVENTION 1982. Atta...

Christmas 1914

Christmas 1914

Princess Mary's Gift Box, embossed top, centre, head of Princess Mary to left, dividing 'M M', names of allies on corners 'Christmas 1914' below. As p...

Ulster at Bay as in 1690 and Now

Ulster at Bay as in 1690 and Now

Postcard showing 'Ulster at Bay as in 1690 and Now.' Macaulay, writing of the Seige of Derry, 1690 says: "There, at length on teh verge of the ocean, ...

UVF 3 North Belfast

UVF 3 North Belfast

Brassard 'UVF 3 North Belfast.' This armband belonged to a Company Commander, as represented by the red colour and the two sets of two rings....

General Kelly-Kenny's infantry creeping on the Boers at Dreifontein on the march to Bloemfontein

General Kelly-Kenny's infantry creeping on the Boers at Dreifontein on the march to Bloemfontein

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view relating to the Boer War; Infantry taking fire. ‘General Kelly-Kenny's infantry creeping on the Boers at Dreifon...

Irish Rebellion

Irish Rebellion

Postcard depicting a moment during the Easter Rising 1916. 'Sackville Street in flames. A photograph taken by a "Daily Sketch" photographer under fire...

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

Lantern slide showing a political cartoon showing Protestant Voters Defence Association goat flooring RC voters Irishman, captioned 'Pat on recovering...

Spectacles

Spectacles

Pair of spectacles with adjustable ear tapes, issued to low category German troops, First World War. Includes spectacle tin box. With the development...

A Rale Irish Blackthorn (Carsonitis Shillelagensis)

A Rale Irish Blackthorn (Carsonitis Shillelagensis)

Postcard entitled 'A Rale Irish Blackthorn (Carsonitis Shillelagensis),' featuring a photograph of Carson's head affixed to the shaft of a shillelagh;...

The Sinn Fein Rout

The Sinn Fein Rout

Printed anti-catholic nationalist ballad entitled 'The Sinn Fein Rout.' First verse "Have you heard about the trouble that started in July, the Fenian...

'"It is going to be a long, drawn-out struggle"

'"It is going to be a long, drawn-out struggle"

First World War recruitment poster; ' "It is going to be a long, drawn-out struggle. We shall not sheathe the sword until Belgium recovers all, and mo...

Ulster's ABC

Ulster's ABC

Monochrome anti-Home Rule postcard 'Ulster's A.B.C' ; posted to Mr E Craig, from Belfast in October 1913....

The Ulster Volunteer Force

The Ulster Volunteer Force

Unionist poster 'Important Notice - "I desire that it should be made plain on all occasions that the sole object of the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) i...

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

Lantern slide showing Sir Edward Carson reviewing Ulster Volunteers at Royal Ulster Agricultural Showgrounds. Review of Belfast Division UVF on Septem...

One Flag

One Flag

Unionist lapel badge, 'The Union We Will Maintain, One Flag.'...

Ulster's Watch

Ulster's Watch

Postcard of poem 'Ulster's Watch,' by Thomas Canning - dedicated to our Brave Leaders - Sir Edward Carson and Mr Bonar Law, and our grand Old Orange I...

John Redmond

John Redmond

John Redmond, depicted on this souvenir jug, was M.P. for Waterford and leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party at Westminster from 1900 until his dea...

Belfast Under Home Rule

Belfast Under Home Rule

Anti-Home Rule postcard entitled 'Belfast Under Home Rule Making a Site for the Statue of King John the First of Ireland,' featuring the Albert Clock...

Germans dig a gun-pit for 4.3 howitzer

Germans dig a gun-pit for 4.3 howitzer

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of Germans digging with camflaged gun to right. 'Germans dig a gun-pit for 4.3 howitzer ... fortified German ent...

'The Holy War. Victory Bringeth Peace Finally'

'The Holy War. Victory Bringeth Peace Finally'

First World War recruitment poster; 'The Holy War. Victory Bringeth Peace Finally'; published by the Daily Mail, London; Saturday August 25th 1917 no....

Daybreak on Vimy Ridge, after our dogged and impetuous assault on its heights, April 9th '17

Daybreak on Vimy Ridge, after our dogged and impetuous assault on its heights, April 9th '17

one of a series of stereoscopic views relating to the First World War, showing dead soldiers on battleground. 'Daybreak on Vimy Ridge, after our dogg...

Sir Edward Carson K.G M.P.

Sir Edward Carson K.G M.P.

Lapel badge featuring an image of Sir Edward Carson K.G M.P....

'Everyone should do his bit. Enlist now'

'Everyone should do his bit. Enlist now'

First World War recruitment poster; 'Everyone should do his bit. Enlist now.' Poster with boy scout standing musing in front of a wall covered in recr...

'Back them Up. My duty. Invest in the War Loan'

'Back them Up. My duty. Invest in the War Loan'

First World War recruitment poster; 'Back them Up. My duty. Invest in the War Loan'; published by the Parliamentary War Savings Committee, London; ill...

Irish Rebellion

Irish Rebellion

Postcard depicting a moment during the Easter Rising 1916. Irish Rebellion May 1916. 'Holding a Dublin Street against the Rebels.'...

The Great Unionist Demonstration 1912

The Great Unionist Demonstration 1912

Postcard showing 'The March Past of 100,000 Irish Unionists at the Great Unionist Demonstration, Belfast, April 9th, 1912.' The Procession, 16 abreast...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

Photographic negative showing James Keir Hardie, the Ayrshire miners' leader, who was destined to become the first leader of the Labour Party....

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

Lantern slide showing Ulster's Solemn League and Covenant. Unsigned, September 28th 1912....

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

Lantern slide showing Review of Belfast Division UVF (Ulster Volunteer Force) in Royal Ulster Agricultural Showgrounds, September 9th 1913....

Carrickfergus under Home Rule

Carrickfergus under Home Rule

Graphic anti-Home Rule postcard entitled 'Carrickfergus under Home Rule,' This postcard plays to Unionist fears of economic decline under Home Rule....

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

Photographic negative showing Ulster Volunteers gathering outside tent at camp....

No Home Rule

No Home Rule

Anti-Home Rule postcard 'One Flag, One Throne, One Empire.' Postcard features a Union Jack and images of City Hall, Westminster and Buckingham Palace ...

Write a cheque today for National War Bonds

Write a cheque today for National War Bonds

First World War recruitment poster; 'Write a cheque today for National War Bonds'; published by H&C Graham Ltd., London; poster no.63...

Baronscourt UVF Camp

Baronscourt UVF Camp

Postcard showing Ulster Volunteer Force Camp at Baronscourt, Co. Tyrone. Men marching in formation, entitled 'A Sunday Evening Walk.'...

The Orange Jack the Giant Killer

The Orange Jack the Giant Killer

Printed chromolithograph poster free with 'United Ireland' journal 13 Feb 1886. Titled 'The Orange Jack the Giant Killer,' featuring a tiny Orange man...

Give me a Kiss

Give me a Kiss

Coloured postcard depicting shawled girl with resisting the advances of a young man, entitled 'Tabair Dom Pogue/Give me a kiss' Sent to Miss Gray, Hil...

At the Bayonet's point our troops surprise a Jerry machine gunner

At the Bayonet's point our troops surprise a Jerry machine gunner

Stereoscope Photograph shpwing a view of British soldiers arresting a German machine-gunner. Entitled 'At the Bayonet's point our troops surprise a Je...

With the Gun-Runners of Ulster

With the Gun-Runners of Ulster

Booklet entitled 'With the Gun-Runners of Ulster.' A contemporary account of the Gun-Running Exploit of 24th April, 1914. First published in 1914, rev...

Ireland

Ireland

Coloured graphic postcard of Ireland with scenes of 'Seaweed burning on the Irish coast,' 'Bleaching linen in Ireland,' 'How Irish linen is made' and ...

Ulster Covenant Day

Ulster Covenant Day

Photographic postcard showing 'Ulster Convenant Day 1912, Edward Carson first signing.' A photograph posed for the media of the first signing....

Orange Prudence and Self-Denial

Orange Prudence and Self-Denial

Printed chromolithograph poster free with 'United Ireland' journal Saturday 14 June 1884. Titled 'Orange Prudence and Self Denial,' featuring a simian...

No Thoroughfare!

No Thoroughfare!

Anti-Home Rule Postcard entitled 'No Thoroughfare!' Depicting Asquith on his cart with the 'Home Rule Bill' in tow being stopped by policeman Bonar La...

Ulster Women's Unionist Council

Ulster Women's Unionist Council

Ulster Unionist Women's Council badge 'God Our Trust.' The Ulster Women’s Unionist Council, was founded in January 1911. By 1913, with over 100,000 m...

Edward Carson reviewing the West Belfast UVF

Edward Carson reviewing the West Belfast UVF

Photographic postcard showing armed 'West Belfast UVF being reviewed by Edward Carson at Glencairn, 6th June 1914,' who exorted them to 'Stick to your...

Clerical and Administrative Workers Union

Clerical and Administrative Workers Union

Clerical and Administrative Workers Union bannerette. "PROGRESS, EXPANSION, UNITY OF PURPOSE". At the top of the shield a light blue disc inscribed in...

The Great Unionist Demonstration at Ulster Hall

The Great Unionist Demonstration at Ulster Hall

Postcard showing 'The Great Unionist Demonstration at Ulster Hall, Belfast, on the Eve of Covenant Day' (Sep. 27th, 1912) The overflow Meeting at Fron...

Ulster Day

Ulster Day

Photographic postcard of Sir Edward Carson signing the Ulster Solemn Covenant in Belfast City Hall on Ulster Day, 28th September 1912. Also seen in th...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

Photographic negative showing a socialist demonstration in Belfast, Ormeau Park....

To Mr. Asquith

To Mr. Asquith

Postcard entitled 'To Mr. Asquith, by an Irishman,' arguing against Home Rule, "Asquith! You're heartless! You're cruel! 'Twill never last!..." Signed...

Bowl

Bowl

Blue enamel with celtic design panels inside, some iridescence. Black outlined and black line designs round rim outside....

Audience at Women's Anti-Home Rule Demonstration

Audience at Women's Anti-Home Rule Demonstration

Postcard depicting an 'Audience at Women's Anti-Home Rule Demonstration in the Ulster Hall, 30th September 1912.'...

Christmas 1914

Christmas 1914

Christmas 1914 box - with engraved image of Princess Mary in centre with border decoration listing the allied countries around the edge; Imperium Brit...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

Photographic negative showing Belfast North Constituency, General Election, Keir Hardie speaking at election meeting on behalf of William Walker, the ...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

Photographic negative showing a procession of Irish Volunteers approaching along the east side of Gresham Street....

A Souvenir of April 24th-25th 1914 to Captain James Craig

A Souvenir of April 24th-25th 1914 to Captain James Craig

Collection of Lord Craigavon's Silver; A silver mounted burr yew policeman's baton, the oval cartouche with rope banding inscribed with 'Red Hand,' 'A...

The Ulster Scot

The Ulster Scot

Anti-Home Rule postcard 'The Ulster Scot' in highlander battle dress, drawn by William Watson. ‘This land our heritage by richt, Priests ridden saints...

A Call to the Women of Ireland

A Call to the Women of Ireland

'A Call to the Women of Ireland,' a lecture delivered in 1906 to the Students' National Literary Society, Dublin, under the title of 'Women, Ideals, a...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

Photographic negative showing the Ulster Volunteer Force, 4th Batt. North Belfast, drilling in the grounds of Belfast Castle....

Ulster Cow

Ulster Cow

Postcard showing the 'Ulster Cow'. A priest and John Redmond portrayed trying to tax an Ulster farmer. The cow, labelled ‘Ulster,‘ belches 'defiance' ...

Ireland's National Order

Ireland's National Order

Printed chromolithograph poster free with 'United Ireland' journal, titled 'Ireland's National Order,' featuring Erin bestowing Nationality on Porthar...

Ulster Day

Ulster Day

Brassard worn by City Hall guards on 'Ulster Day; City Hall Guard; 28th September 1912.'...

Bravo, Ulster!

Bravo, Ulster!

Postcard entitled 'Bravo, Ulster! Unloading the Guns at Bangor Pier.' Historic Events Series No.5....

Photographic film negative

Photographic film negative

Photographic negative showing a foursome of two girls and two boys dancing on platform at Feis na Glenn 1906....

'We're both needed to serve the guns!'

'We're both needed to serve the guns!'

First World War recruitment poster; 'We're both needed to serve the guns! Fill up the ranks! Pile up the munitions!'; published by the Parliamentary R...

1914

1914

War service badge issued to boy scouts, embroidered on yellow felt in maroon, 19 crown 14. Patches for sleeves of jackets....

To Greet You

To Greet You

Greetings postcard featuring horseshoe, map of Ireland with hand holding shramrocks and Maid of Erin in crowned shield, sent to Mr J Rahilly, from Ann...

'What will your answer be when your boy asks you..'

'What will your answer be when your boy asks you..'

First World War recruitment poster; 'What will your answer be when your boy asks you 'FATHER, - WHAT DID YOU DO TO HELP WHEN OUR EMPIRE FOUGHT FOR FRE...

UVF (Ulster Volunteer Force)

UVF (Ulster Volunteer Force)

Ulster Volunteer Force armband with brass buckle. Marked; ''U.V.F 1 East Belfast...

Ulster's Solemn League and Covenant

Ulster's Solemn League and Covenant

Postcard of text of Ulster's Solemn League and Covenant, with photographic portrait of the Right Honourable Sir Edward Carson KP, MP....

Cutting Turf in an Irish Bog

Cutting Turf in an Irish Bog

Greetings postcard showing turf diggers, entitled 'Cutting Turf in an Irish Bog' Sent to Miss Smyth, Glassdrummond, from Kilkeel, 1906....

Soldier's Separation Allowances

Soldier's Separation Allowances

First World War recruitment poster; 'Soldier's Separation Allowances. Increased rates from March 1st 1915'; published by the Parliamentary Recruiting ...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

Photographic negative showing the Ulster Volunteer Force, drilling in Belfast Castle Grounds. Cavehill in background....

After attack on Mouqet farm, Theipval Ridge

After attack on Mouqet farm, Theipval Ridge

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of dead soldiers and tangles of barbed wire. 'After attack on Mouqet farm, Theipval Ridge, taken by our matchles...

Orange. LOL 703

Orange. LOL 703

Orange sash presented to Brother Kee by his ‘brethren’ in ‘The Rising Sons of India’ lodge, which was formed within 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles....

HRH Prince of Wales in the gardens of the Chateau which was his headquarters in France

HRH Prince of Wales in the gardens of the Chateau which was his headquarters in France

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of the Prince of Wales in uniform and gaiters posinig at garden bench. ‘HRH Prince of Wales in the gardens of th...

British Covenant

British Covenant

Buttonhole badge. A blue enamel shield in silver BRITISH COVENANT 1914. The Ulster Covenant had been signed by numerous people in England, Scotland an...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

Photographic negative showing a pair of hurlers....

Women in Britain say go!

Women in Britain say go!

First World War Recruitment poster; 'Women in Britain say Go!' This poster, produced by E V Kealey, in 1915 for the First World War British Army Recru...

The Great Ulster Unionist Demonstration

The Great Ulster Unionist Demonstration

Postcard showing 'The Great Ulster Unionist Demonstration, Balmoral Show Grounds, Belfast, April 9th, 1912.' The Co. Wicklow Contingent Marching Past....

A West Country Colleen

A West Country Colleen

Coloured postcard from painting by John Carey depicting shawled girl with basket, entitled 'A West Country Colleen.' Sent to Mr Roberts, Gilford, from...

Ulster Day

Ulster Day

Postcard depicting the view of the crowds on 'Ulster Day.' Unionist Clubmen marching into City Hall to sign the Ulster Solemn League and Covenant, 28t...

The Red Hand and the Winning Hand

The Red Hand and the Winning Hand

Anti-Home Rule postcard featuring 'The Red Hand and the Winning Hand (red hand of Ulster) with images of Carson, Craig, Bonar Law and Col. Wallace....

Mr Churchill Sends a Message to Ulster

Mr Churchill Sends a Message to Ulster

Postcard featuring ‘Mr.Churchill sends a message to Ulster,' drawing of Bangor of British troopships allegedly being sent to help quell Ulster on 26th...

UVF Baronscourt Camp

UVF Baronscourt Camp

Postcard showing Ulster Volunteer Force Camp at Baronscourt, Co. Tyrone. Groups washing up, entitled 'A Wash Up.'...

Henry O'Neill

Henry O'Neill

Postcard showing portrait image of 'Henry O'Neill,' "Councillor who has consented to become the Conservative and Unionist Candidate for South Belfast ...

Sugar bowl, '1898'

Sugar bowl, '1898'

Sugar bowl. Commemorative bowl for the centenary of the 1798 Rebellion. Straight sides. Brown and white transfer with printed decoration. Bust of a wo...

Irish Unionists, Belfast April 9th, 1912

Irish Unionists, Belfast April 9th, 1912

Postcard showing Mr. Bonar Law, Walter Long, Sir Edward Carson and Lord Londonderry watching the march past of 100,000 Irish Unionists, Belfast April ...

Photographic film negative

Photographic film negative

Photographic negative showing costumed piper playing uillean pipes in courtyard of big house....

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

Photographic negative showing a Glens of Antrim Feis fiddler....

Zeppelin shot down near Colchester: even with its back broken it towers over nearby farmhouses

Zeppelin shot down near Colchester: even with its back broken it towers over nearby farmhouses

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of size of Zeppelin shot down over Colchester. ‘Zeppelin shot down near Colchester: even with its back broken it...

Photographic film negative

Photographic film negative

Photographic film negative showing a boy dancer in white shirt, tie, breeches and boots performing at Glens' Feis, 1906....

36th Ulster Division Flag

36th Ulster Division Flag

36th Ulster Division Flag. In the centre the Hand of Ulster surmounted by a crown. Above sewn on in orange cloth "36th (ULSTER) DIVISION". Below "BASE...

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

Sir Edward Carson and Unionist leaders walk through crowds to City Hall to sign the Solemn League and Covenant on Ulster Day. 28th September 1912....

The Electric Tram is Coming

The Electric Tram is Coming

Used pictorial postcard depicting the introduction of electric trams in Belfast, 1906, marked 'Greetings from Belfast' consisting of two humorous colo...

Proficient UVF

Proficient UVF

Proficient UVF badge. Marked TYRONE REG. Blue border indicated proficieny in both arms and foot drilling. UVF For God and Ulster....

Photographic film negative

Photographic film negative

Photographic negative showing crowded scene at first Feis na Glenn, showing Holden's Hall by RJH, decorated with flags and banner inscribed in Gaelic,...

Wool Washing Connemara

Wool Washing Connemara

Coloured postcard from painting by W. Bartlett [?] of shawled women washing wool on a rocky shoreline, entitled 'Wool Washing Connemara'; sent to Mrs...

1914

1914

Circular badge with pin fastening at back missing. '1914' - featuring Union Jack, French and Belgian Flags....

To Home Rule

To Home Rule

Anti-Home Rule postcard featuring Redmond driving a pig with Asquith’s face along a road past a signpost with one sign pointing towards Home Rule and ...

Helmet

Helmet

First World War period German Army steel helmet with painted camouflage finish. Regarded as more effective than the British helmet, known as the Stah...

Easter Rising

Easter Rising

Easter Rising postcard showing the 'Ruins of Hotel Metropole and corner of GPO.' One of a set of six....

Postcard

Postcard

Photographic postcard of Craigavon, home of James Craig, with inserted image of Craig, inscription adds 'Guarded during the visit of Sir Edward Carso...

West Belfast UVF Special Service Corps

West Belfast UVF Special Service Corps

Postcard showing the 'West Belfast UVF Special Service Corps,' carrying Mauser Rifles at Review 6th June, 1914, described by Sir Edward Carson as some...

Formidable fortifications in noted Hindenberg line mapped by aerial observor at 8000 ft

Formidable fortifications in noted Hindenberg line mapped by aerial observor at 8000 ft

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of Hindenberg line fortifications as seen from the air. ‘Formidable fortifications in noted Hindenburg line mapp...

The Island Heroes

The Island Heroes

Printed ballad entitled 'The Island Heroes'. A ballad similar to that of the 'Battle of the Bone' describing 'murderous Sinn Fein' trying to kill Pro...

Bombing the Bosche out of their deep dugouts near Martinspuich during our advance on Somme

Bombing the Bosche out of their deep dugouts near Martinspuich during our advance on Somme

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of soldiers throwing grenades into German dugouts, with dead body in foreground. ‘Bombing the Bosche out of thei...

The Ill-Fated White Star Liner "Titanic"

The Ill-Fated White Star Liner "Titanic"

Postcard showing 'The Ill-Fated White Star Liner "Titanic" (45,000 Tons) Sunk by Collision with an Iceberg, April 15th 1912, with A Loss of 1,500 Soul...

Joseph Devlin

Joseph Devlin

Photographic, mounted on tin, pin fastening. Joseph Devlin M. P. Joe Devlin was the dominant Nationalist politician in Ulster during the Home Rule Cri...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

Photographic negative showing the motor vans delivering under police escort during the Belfast Strike, 1907....

If one 6000 ton grain ship is sunk

If one 6000 ton grain ship is sunk

First World War propaganda poster; 'If:- one 6000 ton grain ship is sunk, then 2, 560, 000 (4 1/2 lb) weekly rations of bread are lost'. A poster rais...

Sir Edward Carson's Bodyguard

Sir Edward Carson's Bodyguard

Photographic postcard showing 'Sir Edward Carson's Bodyguard at Religious Service in Courtyard, City Hall, Ulster Day.'...

Lloyd George's Favourite Dinner

Lloyd George's Favourite Dinner

Postcard featuring ‘Lloyd George’s favourite dinner’ – an anti-Liberal policy postcard, featuring his ‘cod and sauce.’ The AH Series, printed in Engla...

"After all the buddies may be richt": The Islandmagee Man's Conversion to the Unionist Cause

"After all the buddies may be richt": The Islandmagee Man's Conversion to the Unionist Cause

Postcard showing ‘The Island Magee man’s conversion to the Unionist cause.’ An old Islandmagee farmer when given an account of the happenings at Larne...

British Red Cross Society

British Red Cross Society

British Red Cross Ashtray, Order of St. John. Issued during the First World War....

Cumann na mBan

Cumann na mBan

Cumann na mBan badge with pin fastening at back. 'C na mB' over a rifle....

Enlist To-day!

Enlist To-day!

First World War recruitment poster; 'Justify the faith of your fathers, and earn the gratitude of your children. Enlist To-day!'; published by the Par...

Ulster Liberal Association

Ulster Liberal Association

Reserved ticket, costing two shillings and sixpence, for a public meeting held at Celtic Park Football Grounds on 8th February 1912 under the auspices...

The Irish Jaunting Car

The Irish Jaunting Car

Greetings postcard of couple in a jaunting car with driver with verse entitled 'The Irish Jaunting Car' sent to Miss Smyth Glassdrummond from Annalon...

Irish Jaunting Car

Irish Jaunting Car

Coloured photographic postcard depicting two women and a man in a jaunting var; entitled 'Irish Jaunting Car'; embossed Red Hand on shield at top left...

Enemy Seen, Fire! A trench-mortar hurling the shell, seen in mid-air on its deadly flight

Enemy Seen, Fire! A trench-mortar hurling the shell, seen in mid-air on its deadly flight

One of a series of stereoscopic views relating to the First World War, showing shell in mid-flight after being fired from trench. ‘Enemy Seen, Fire...

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

Lantern slide showing anti-Home Rule Unionist demonstration in Royal Ulster Agricultural Showgrounds, April 1912....

Men to delay is dangerous when your country needs you

Men to delay is dangerous when your country needs you

First World War recruitment poster; 'Men to delay is dangerous when your country needs you. Enlist now'; published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Com...

We Will Not Have Home Rule

We Will Not Have Home Rule

Anti-Home Rule photographic postcard of Major T. V. P. McCammon, Deputy Grand Secretary of Provincial grand Lodge of Ulster, with shield bearing red ...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

Photographic negative showing Belfast Dockers and Carters Strike, Joint Dispute Committee, 1907....

3rd Batt. UVF

3rd Batt. UVF

Photographic negative showing the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), 3rd Batt., North Belfast Regiment, drill at Fortwilliam. Belfast Castle in distant bac...

Left out in the Cold

Left out in the Cold

Printed chromolithograph poster free with 'United Ireland' Saturday journal. Titled 'Left Out in the Cold' featuring spectral figure 'Irish Want' addr...

Photographic film negative

Photographic film negative

Photographic film negative showing a group of fishermen on shore....

Badge

Badge

Badge featuring leading Irish Parliamentary Party MPs - Joseph Devlin, John Redmond and John Dillon....

Theres room for you. Enlist to-day

Theres room for you. Enlist to-day

First World War recruitment poster; 'Theres room for you. Enlist to-day.' froman original drawing by W.A. Fry. Poster shows a cheery scene of soldier...

UVF 4, South Belfast

UVF 4, South Belfast

Brassard, UVF 4, South Belfast with brass buckle....

King George and Queen Mary at Government House, Calcutta

King George and Queen Mary at Government House, Calcutta

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of the Royal Visit to India; King George V and Queen Mary at Government House, Calcutta. The new sovereign and h...

Albert Cathedral where the statue of the Virgin Mary hung among the ruins 'til felled by Hun shells

Albert Cathedral where the statue of the Virgin Mary hung among the ruins 'til felled by Hun shells

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of ruins of Albert Cathedral. ‘Albert Cathedral where the statue of the Virgin Mary hung among the ruins 'til fe...

Piece of Mansion House Flag

Piece of Mansion House Flag

Piece of Mansion House Flag, Dublin, pulled down in a riot during the Second Boer War, 1900. The riot occurred on March 1st 1900 outside the Mansion ...

For God & Ulster

For God & Ulster

Brassard, Ulster's 3rd Force - For God and Ulster. With elastic at back....

Great Britain's Save or Starve. Join the League of National Safety

Great Britain's Save or Starve. Join the League of National Safety

First World War recruitment poster; 'Great Britain's Save Or Starve. Join the League of National Safety. Write or call:- Ministry of Food, Grosvenor H...

Ireland to Parnell

Ireland to Parnell

Printed chromolithograph poster free with 'United Ireland' journal. Titled 'Ireland to Parnell,' featuring Erin presenting Parnell in medieval armour ...

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

Lantern slide showing UVF (Ulster Volunteer Force) Dispatch Riders, review of Belfast Division, Royal Ulster Agricultural Showgrounds, September 27th ...

Eat Less Bread

Eat Less Bread

First World War recruitment poster; 'Eat Less Bread' Food committee poster, with these three simple words in 'handwritten' font. Campaign to encourage...

ETU Belfast Station Engineers

ETU Belfast Station Engineers

Small trade union banner, 'E.T.U / Belfast / Station Engineers'....

It's Our Flag. Fight for it. Work for it

It's Our Flag. Fight for it. Work for it

First World War recruitment poster; 'It's our Flag. Fight for it. Work for it.' A poster focusing on a draped, vivid Union Jack and urging everyone to...

Craobh Naomh Joseph Hannahstown

Craobh Naomh Joseph Hannahstown

Gaelic League bannerette from the Craobh Naomh Joseph’s branch of the League at Hannahstown. The League was formed in 1893 in Dublin and was dedicated...

Ulster 1914

Ulster 1914

Anti-Home Rule postcard depicting the Union Jack Flag 'Ulster 1914,' and red hand symbol with two rifles crossed. ‘In the hush of desperation to conqu...

No Home Rule

No Home Rule

Anti-Home Rule postcard featuring 'No Home Rule' shown defiantly with a rifle in the air and a Union Jack flag in background. 'Let our flag run out st...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

Photographic negative showing a Glens of Antrim Feis piper....

4 Questions to men who have NOT enlisted

4 Questions to men who have NOT enlisted

First World War recruitment poster; '4 Questions to men who have NOT enlisted'; published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, London; poster no...

Under frightful difficulties, our troops carry supplies over destroyed bridges on Yser canal

Under frightful difficulties, our troops carry supplies over destroyed bridges on Yser canal

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of soldiers under shellfire transporting material across canal. 'Under frightful difficulties, our troops carry ...

Last word in Hun defence, a baffling Pill-box at Bullecourt

Last word in Hun defence, a baffling Pill-box at Bullecourt

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of armed German pill-box on height. 'Last word in Hun defence, a baffling Pill-box at Bullecourt, scene of sangu...

Britain is fighting for the freedom of Europe

Britain is fighting for the freedom of Europe

First World War recruitment poster; 'Britain is fighting for the freedom of Europe and to defend your mothers, wives and sisters from the horrors of w...

Under the sea in a U boat. Torpedoes are released on their deadly errand thro' the tubes

Under the sea in a U boat. Torpedoes are released on their deadly errand thro' the tubes

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of the interior of German U-boat. ‘Under the sea in a U boat. Torpedoes are released on their deadly errand thro...

Photographic film negative

Photographic film negative

Photographic film negative showing a side view portrait of standing woman in woollen shawl and plaid kerchief, with bundle in hand, standing outside w...

We risk our lives to bring you food. It's up to you not to waste it

We risk our lives to bring you food. It's up to you not to waste it

First World War; Food Committee poster 42; 'We risk our lives to bring you food. It's up to you not to waste it. "A message from our seamen." A sailo...

Ulster Unionist Demostration

Ulster Unionist Demostration

Badge from the Ulster Unionist Demostration April 1893, with Union Jack flag and Crown ....

Sinews of War for attack on Lone Pine and San Bair in final attack for the Narrows

Sinews of War for attack on Lone Pine and San Bair in final attack for the Narrows

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of piles of equipment, crates etc in foreground, with ambulances, horses and groups of men in camp to rear. 'Sin...

A Picked Guard of Honour

A Picked Guard of Honour

Postcard 'A Picked Guard of Honour. Men of Workman & Clark's and North-East Unionist Club' marching to Midland Railway Station to welcome Mr. Bonar La...

We Won't Have Home Rule

We Won't Have Home Rule

Photographic postcard of Charles Craig M.P., with shield bearing red hand of Ulster flanked by lions and banner saying' We Won't have Home Rule' and...

Exterior of Irish Cabin

Exterior of Irish Cabin

Coloured photographic postcard of three women at door to stone cabin, grass growing on thatched roof; entitled 'Exterior of Irish Cabin'; sent to Mrs...

Mountjoy

Mountjoy

Canvas nameplates; "Mountjoy" printed at sea on the "Clyde Valley" by Major.F.Crawford. The Clyde Valley temporarily changed its name to the 'Mountjoy...

Baronscourt UVF Camp

Baronscourt UVF Camp

Postcard showing Ulster Volunteer Force Camp at Baronscourt, Co. Tyrone. Men massed in front of Baronscourt House, entitled 'Camp Service.'...

You Can Lead a Horse To The Water - But..

You Can Lead a Horse To The Water - But..

Anti-Home Rule postcard depicting Asquith trying to lead the horse (Ulster) to the water (Home Rule) but the horse is determined not to go anywhere ne...

The Republic

The Republic

Volume One Number One of 'The Republic', featuring advertisement for two new plays at the Ulster Literary Theatre (President Francis Joseph Bigger) an...

Balmoral Review, 27th September 1913

Balmoral Review, 27th September 1913

Photographic postcard showing 'Balmoral Review, 27th September. General Richardson giving instructions.'...

'It's worth while! That's why. Buy War Savings Certificates'

'It's worth while! That's why. Buy War Savings Certificates'

First World War recruitment poster; 'It's worth while! That's why. Buy War Savings Certificates'; published by the Scottish War Savings Committee, 92 ...

At dawn, in a determined assault, we carry [on] fully hidden by camoflage from enemy airmen

At dawn, in a determined assault, we carry [on] fully hidden by camoflage from enemy airmen

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of soldiers advancing through ruined landscape. ‘At dawn, in a determined assault, we carry [on] fully hidden b...

Photographic print

Photographic print

Photograph of three youths in breeches, gaiters and straw hats sitting at roadside. Identified as Bulmer Hobson on left with (possibly) Herbert Hughes...

Hand grenade

Hand grenade

Wooden handled German hand grenade, used during First World War....

The Relief of Derry

The Relief of Derry

Coloured graphic postcard of the sailing ship 'The Mountjoy breaking the Boom,' at Derry; from the 'No Surrender' series....

UVF 2 North Down

UVF 2 North Down

Brassard; UVF 2 North Down, red with two single rings either side which indicate it belonged to a Half Company Commander....

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

Sir Edward Carson reviewing Ulster Volunteers at review of Belfast Division UVF in Royal Ulster Agricultural Showgrounds....

Ulster's Appeal

Ulster's Appeal

Coloured graphic anti-Home Rule postcard featuring an image modelled on the pre-Raphaelite P.H Calderon’s painting of the biblical tale of Ruth (Ulste...

Postcard

Postcard

Embroidered First World War postcard, with flags of Allies, a cannon and initials R.F.F; sent from Gunner Geo. Hamilton,153 Brigade Ammunition Column,...

THE NEW FRENCH AEROPLANE. FASTEST MACHINE IN THE WORLD

THE NEW FRENCH AEROPLANE. FASTEST MACHINE IN THE WORLD

Black and white photographic postcard of a plane, part of a First World War fund-raising series produced by the Y.M.C.A. 'to provide comforts, shelter...

Oglaigh na h-Eireann

Oglaigh na h-Eireann

Irish Defence Forces Cap. Green cloth, leather chin strap with plain brass buttons. Brass "sunburst" badge. Leather sweat band, lining torn out. Oglai...

U.S.C

U.S.C

Armband; U.S.C, (Ulster Special Constabulary)....

Binnacle

Binnacle

Binnacle from Clyde Valley, ex Londoner, ex. Balniel. Major Crawford had bought the SS Clyde Valley in Glasgow early in 1914. Renamed Mountjoy, it und...

With the Gun-Runners of Ulster

With the Gun-Runners of Ulster

Booklet entitled 'With the Gun-Runners of Ulster.' 'The History of a Plot that did not fail.'...

Where Irish hearts and hands are found the Green will never Perish

Where Irish hearts and hands are found the Green will never Perish

Coloured postcard with shamrock, motto ''Where Irish hearts and hands are found the green will never perish'; attached is a packet of 'real' shamrock...

Ulster Volunteers Manoeuvres

Ulster Volunteers Manoeuvres

Photographic postcard showing 'Ulster Volunteers Manoeuvres, Derry Section,' depicting motorcycle dispatch riders at Baronscourt, Co. Tyrone....

When the thaw set in on the Somme our artillery ploughed thro' mud and slush to Gemmacourt

When the thaw set in on the Somme our artillery ploughed thro' mud and slush to Gemmacourt

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of line of British artillery marching through mud. ‘When the thaw set in on the Somme our artillery ploughed thr...

Irish Volunteers

Irish Volunteers

Irish Volunteers button. Marked with I and V with a harp in centre....

Postcard

Postcard

Photographic postcard portrait of Sergeant Michael O'Leary V.C. Irish Guard afterwards commissioned into the Connaght Rangers, wearing his Victoria Cr...

Our mine, fired during furious thrusts for St Elay blots out a jerry machine-gun nest, Ypres

Our mine, fired during furious thrusts for St Elay blots out a jerry machine-gun nest, Ypres

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of an explosion. ‘Our mine, fired during furious thrusts for St Klay blots out a jerry machine-gun nest, Ypres’...

Signing the Covenant

Signing the Covenant

Circular badge with pin fastening at back. 'Signing the Covenant, We Will Not Have Home Rule, Ulster Day Sept. 28 1912.'...

The Flag that braved a Thousand years

The Flag that braved a Thousand years

Postcard printed and posted from Canada. Union Jack with the phrase – ‘The flag that braved the battles and the breeze a thousand years.’ c.1900....

Sash

Sash

William Swanston's sash that he wore on Ulster Covenant Day, 28th September for the signing of the Covenant. Perhaps Swanston played a 'stewart-type' ...

Mr Churchill Sends a Message to Ulster

Mr Churchill Sends a Message to Ulster

Postcard featuring ‘Mr.Churchill sends a message to Ulster,' drawing of Bangor of British troopships allegedly being sent to help quell Ulster on 26th...

Belfast makes History, Opening of Provisional Government

Belfast makes History, Opening of Provisional Government

Coloured photographic postcard featuring crowds at the opening of Provisional Government in Belfast; Entitled 'Belfast Makes History'....

Answer The Call Right Quickly

Answer The Call Right Quickly

First World War recruitment poster; 'Answer the call right quickly'; Banner-type recruitment poster, utilising the flags of the allied nations, France...

Photographic film negative

Photographic film negative

Photographic negative showing costumed pipers and drummer on hurley field, 1906....

The UVF March

The UVF March

Postcard featuring the text of 'The UVF March.' "Come view the Patriot army strong, the marching Volunteers, and feel how nobly Ulster's wrong..."...

QUIS SEPARABIT

QUIS SEPARABIT

Badge; Gilt and enamel Union Jack flag in full colour, crowned set on a wreath of roses, shamrock, thistle with a scroll at the bottom inscribed "QUIS...

Ireland's Valentines

Ireland's Valentines

Printed chromolithograph poster free with 'United Ireland' journal Saturday 16 Feb 1886. Titled 'Erin's Valentines,' featuring a seated Erin surrounde...

Mountjoy

Mountjoy

Bronze bell, re-named to `Mountjoy' from the 'Londoner Glasgow.' On 24 April, the SS Clyde Valley was renamed the "Mountjoy", with the use of 6-foot-l...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

Photographic negative showing the S.S. Fanny at sea. The S.S. Fanny was used in the gun-running for the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF). The name of the ...

Sir Edward Carson leaving Belfast for Enniskillen to open Ulster Day Campaign

Sir Edward Carson leaving Belfast for Enniskillen to open Ulster Day Campaign

Photographic postcard of Carson posing at door of train carriage, inscribed 'Sir Edward Carson leaving Belfast for Enniskillen to open Ulster Day Camp...

Knocked Out! A nest of machine guns which held up our advance at Monchy

Knocked Out! A nest of machine guns which held up our advance at Monchy

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of a destroyed German machine gun post with dead german soldier hanging over ruins. Entitled 'Knocked Out! A nes...

Ulster Liberal Association Public Meeting

Ulster Liberal Association Public Meeting

Platform ticket for a Public meeting held in the Ulster Hall Belfast on 8th February 1907 under the auspices of the Ulster Liberal Association. The m...

Joah's Ark

Joah's Ark

Anti-Home Rule postcard; 'Joah's Ark' with satirical cartoon with a portrayal of nationalist West Belfast as a place of no hygiene and rank voter impe...

Best Wishes

Best Wishes

Embossed postcard with harp and shramrocks, sent as Patrickk's Day card to Miss Smyth Glassdrummond from Kilkeel 1906....

Ulster Day

Ulster Day

Armband; Brassard worn by City Hall Guard on Ulster Day 28th Sept 1912...

UVF 2 South Belfast

UVF 2 South Belfast

Brassard; UVF 2 South Belfast, with brass buckle at back....

In a firing bay at Passachendale we repulse repeated Bosche counter-attacks of great fury

In a firing bay at Passachendale we repulse repeated Bosche counter-attacks of great fury

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of British soldiers firing over ridge. '‘In a firing bay at Passchendaele we repulse repeated Bosche counter-att...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

Photographic negative showing Ben Tillett, dockers' leader, addressing strikers during the dock strike, 1911....

Deserted! Well - I Can Stand Alone

Deserted! Well - I Can Stand Alone

Anti-Home Rule postcard depicting a defiant young woman with her rifle ready to defend Ulster. 'Ulster 1914 - Deserted! Well - I Can Stand Alone.'...

We Won't Have Home Rule

We Won't Have Home Rule

Anti-Home Rule photographic postcard of Col. R. H. Wallace, Grand Master Belfast Orangemen and Secy. Prov. Grand Lodge of Ulster, with shield bearing...

Irish Rebellion

Irish Rebellion

Postcard depicting a moment during the Easter Rising 1916. Irish Rebellion May 1916. 'The interior of the Ballroom, Imperial Hotel, Dublin, after the ...

Character of King William

Character of King William

Coloured graphic postcard featuring William III, Prince of Orange on horse with Orange symbolism. ‘The Asserter of Liberty and Deliverer of Nations.' ...

3rd Batt. UVF

3rd Batt. UVF

Photographic negative showing the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), 3rd Batt., North Belfast Regiment, drill at Fortwilliam. Belfast Castle in distant bac...

On the eve of the great Somme push, signallers keep a sharp lookout over the Sausage valley

On the eve of the great Somme push, signallers keep a sharp lookout over the Sausage valley

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of signallers keeping lookout on the eve of the Somme. ‘On the eve of the great Somme push, signallers keep a sh...

West Belfast

West Belfast

Postcard depicting ‘West Belfast sub-tenancy ‘ – a portrayal of a West Belfast street where everyone is filthy and uncivilised, assuming how things wo...

A Grand Members Concert

A Grand Members Concert

Anti-Liberal policy postcard, ‘A Grand Members’ concert’ at Westminster including ‘sleight of hand tricks’ such as the introduction of compulsory ‘In...

Remember Our Wounded Boys

Remember Our Wounded Boys

A soldier in the blue uniform of a convalescing hospital with his left arm in a sling, sitting on a couch, above his head in red "REMEMBER OUR" and un...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

Photographic negative showing a review of Belfast Battalion, Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF). Dated 1913-09-27....

The Toils of Lord Roberts, great march through the Transvaal; Grenadier Guards resting

The Toils of Lord Roberts, great march through the Transvaal; Grenadier Guards resting

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view relating to the Boer War; Grenadier Guards resting on the march through the Transvaal. ‘The Toils of Lord Robert...

Ulster Gun Running

Ulster Gun Running

Postcard showing the Ulster Gun Running. "Bravo Ulster" The mystery ship "Fanny" (which is wrongly portrayed here) unloading at Larne Harbour. Alongsi...

Arrah! for Auld Ireland

Arrah! for Auld Ireland

Coloured humorous postcard featuring 'cute' boy in Army cap, wrapped in a green sheet with Maid of Erin on it, clutching a shamrock, also features mot...

Ireland

Ireland

Coloured postcard featuring clasped hands and motto 'Greetings from Bundoran.'...

14th century walls and Lille Gate through which British troops marched during defence of Ypres

14th century walls and Lille Gate through which British troops marched during defence of Ypres

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of medieval walls and Lille Gate associated with defense of Ypres. '14th century walls and Lille Gate through wh...

No Home Rule

No Home Rule

Anti-Home Rule postcard featuring 'No Home Rule' shown defiantly with a rifle in the air and a Union Jack flag in background. 'Let our flag run out st...

Ulster Day Belfast Sept. 28th 1912

Ulster Day Belfast Sept. 28th 1912

Postcard showing the crowds of people on 'Ulster Day Belfast Sept. 28th 1912.' The Procession entering City Hall to sign the Covenant against Home Rul...

What in the end will Settle the War?

What in the end will Settle the War?

First World War recruitment poster; 'What in the end will Settle the War? Trained Men it is your Duty to Become One.'; published by the Parliamentary ...

Our Day

Our Day

On a brown ground a red cross outlined in white on a left arm in black "OUR" and on the right "DAY". In the middle a soldier, wearing a khaki cap with...

Surrendered fleet of murderous 'U' boats, the greatest menace that ever faced our Empire

Surrendered fleet of murderous 'U' boats, the greatest menace that ever faced our Empire

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of German U-boats in harbour. ‘Surrendered fleet of murderous 'U' boats, the greatest menace that ever faced ou...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

Photographic negative showing a procession of Irish Volunteers approaching along the east side of Gresham Street....

The Royal Irish Rifles

The Royal Irish Rifles

First World War Royal Irish Rifles postcard showing colours of Regiment, and verse reading 'Whenever you read 'Great German loss' Put it down to a dos...

Slainte na Gaedal'

Slainte na Gaedal'

Greetings postcard featuring a celtic dragon and a round tower. 'Slainte na Gaedal'; 'The Health of the Gaels.' Sent to Miss Smyth Glassdummond from A...

The Sinn Fein Revolt in Dublin

The Sinn Fein Revolt in Dublin

Easter Rising postcard showing 'The Sinn Fein Revolt in Dublin - Interior of the Ruined Main Sorting Room in the Post Office.' Rotary Photographic Ser...

Irish Rebellion

Irish Rebellion

Postcard depicting a moment during the Easter Rising 1916. Irish Rebellion May 1916. 'A Group of Officers with the captured rebel flag.'...

We Won't Have Home Rule

We Won't Have Home Rule

Novelty photographic postcard showing Orange band with drummers carrying banner superimposed with portrait of carson and Anti-Home Rule sentiments, wh...

The Political ABC

The Political ABC

Two postcards entitled 'The Political ABC,' A stands for Asquith, Redmond's wee poodle. B stand for Birrell, the Hiberians' noodle.. etc. One lists th...

UVF

UVF

Postcard showing the 'UVF (Ulster Volunteer Force) South Belfast Regiment En Route for Balmoral,' 27th September, 1913....

Piercing Shell

Piercing Shell

Part of armour piercing shell, front-end. As used during the First World War....

Pay your 5'- for this and help crush the Germans

Pay your 5'- for this and help crush the Germans

First World War recruitment poster; 'Pay Your 5/- for this and help crush the Germans. Apply at the nearest Post Office'; published by the Parliamenta...

Christmas Greetings

Christmas Greetings

'Christmas Greetings' postcard, 'The Girls of Ireland' posted to Miss Smith, Glassdrummond from Ballymena 1906....

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

Photographic negative showing a review of Belfast Battalion, Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF). Dated 1913-09-27....

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

Lantern slide showing an anti-Home Rule Unionist demonstration at Royal Ulster Agricultural Showgrounds. Templepatrick Unionist Club marching past wit...

The Great Review at Balmoral, 27th Sept. 1913

The Great Review at Balmoral, 27th Sept. 1913

Postcard showing 'The Great Review at Balmoral, 27th Sept. 1913.' A General View, showing some of the troops....

Our Lodge Forever

Our Lodge Forever

Masonic postcard with picture of goat with Masonic setsquare around its neck, with motto 'Our Lodge for ever!' Sent to Mr R. Robinson, Nelson Street, ...

Sir Carson and General Richardson addressing Lady Kennedy

Sir Carson and General Richardson addressing Lady Kennedy

Postcard featuring a photograph of Sir Carson and General Richardson addressing Lady Kennedy when inspecting the Parade of Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF...

Wanted - Men Munitions Money

Wanted - Men Munitions Money

First World War recruitment poster; ' Wanted - Men Munitions Money. If you can neither enlist nor make munitions, buy the new 4.5% war loan!' Publishe...

Audience at Ulster Hall Meeting

Audience at Ulster Hall Meeting

Photographic postcard of the 'Audience at Ulster Hall Meeting, addressed by Sir Edward Carson and other prominent leaders, Ulster Day Eve, Sept. 27, 1...

London Territorials pass the wrecked Doll's House on the shell-swept La Brassoe road

London Territorials pass the wrecked Doll's House on the shell-swept La Brassoe road

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of London Territorials marching past wrecked building. ‘London Territorials pass the wrecked Doll's House on the...

War Savings Associations in His Majesty's ships

War Savings Associations in His Majesty's ships

First World War recruitment poster; 'War Savings Associations in His Majesty's ships'; poster no.70. A poster advertising 'war savings certificates' a...

COME ALONG BOYS!

COME ALONG BOYS!

First World War recruitment poster; 'Come Along Boys! Enlist Today.' Extract from letter written in the trenches of the Aisne by General Sir Horace Sm...

Rifle

Rifle

Bolt action riflle. UVF stamped on butt. Gewehr 88. The Gewehr 88 bolt action rifle was commonly known as the Model 1888 Commission Rifle. Approximate...

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

Lantern slide showing a portrait of Sir Edward Carson. Clearly wearing his Unionist Clubs of Ireland membership lapel badge....

Postcard

Postcard

Coloured postcard featuring shawled girl with jug and words to Kate Kearney; from Illusrated Songs of Ireland series....

Through smoke and gas our infantry advance to the final assault of Passachendaele Ridge

Through smoke and gas our infantry advance to the final assault of Passachendaele Ridge

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of soldiers advancing. ‘Through smoke and gas our infantry advance to the final assault of Passchendaele Ridge’...

No Home Rule

No Home Rule

Anti-Home Rule postcard, 'No Home Rule, United we stand, divided we fall.' Four men representing England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland....

United We Stand

United We Stand

Ulster Unionist Convention badge 1893. A crowned white metal bar with long pin fastening. Inscribed "United We Stand, Belfast Demonstration 1983. Atta...

Aideen rescuing the body of Oscar

Aideen rescuing the body of Oscar

Printed chromolithograph poster free with the 'Irish Fireside' 8 Jul 1885; entitled 'Heroines of Irish History - 1' featuring Aideen in a chariot res...

We Won't Have Home Rule

We Won't Have Home Rule

Photographic postcard of William Moore M.P. for North Armagh, with shield bearing red hand of Ulster flanked by lions and banner saying' We Won't ha...

Home Rule

Home Rule

Pro-Home Rule postcard 'Home Rule; Ireland Sings Her Old Songs.' Featuring Irish Round Tower, Irish wolfhound and Fenian symbol of the Rising Sun....

Covenant

Covenant

Lantern slide showing the first 10 signaturies of Solemn League and Covenant, including Carson, Henry Montgomery, Charles Grierson and James Lowe....

The Siege of Derry

The Siege of Derry

Coloured graphic postcard of a painting depicting a scene from 'The Siege of Derry',' adapted from a painting by Romeyn de Hooghe. From the 'No Surren...

War Munition Volunteer

War Munition Volunteer

War Munition with half moon fastening. A crowned shield on which crossed cannon. Round the shield a scroll inscribed "War Munition Volunteer". Warrant...

Belfast Under Home Rule

Belfast Under Home Rule

Anti-Home Rule postcard featuring 'Belfast Under Home Rule' - portraying the Albert Clock being demolished and a statue of John Redmond being erected....

United We Stand - Divided We Fall

United We Stand - Divided We Fall

Circular badge with pin fastening at back. 'United We Stand - Divided We Fall,' featuring Red Hand, Union Jack, Crown & Lion. Marked on Back: Manufac...

Unionist Headquarters, Old Town Hall

Unionist Headquarters, Old Town Hall

Photographic negative showing Unionist Headquarters, Old Town Hall....

War Bonds. Feed the Guns!

War Bonds. Feed the Guns!

First World War recruitment poster; 'War Bonds. Feed the Guns!'; Illustrator Bert Thomas. Dramatic poster for War Bonds, featuring several huge pieces...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

City Hall unveiling of Queen Victoria statue by Edward VII. Scene of arrival of King Edward and Queen Alexandra at entrance to City Hall grounds. Not...

Bravo, Ulster Volunteers!

Bravo, Ulster Volunteers!

Postcard depicting 'Bravo, Ulster Volunteers!' The Track of the Gun Runners at Larne, as seen from Islandmagee....

Ulster's Prayer - Don't Let Go!

Ulster's Prayer - Don't Let Go!

Anti-Home Rule postcard entitled 'Ulster's Prayer - Don't Let Go!' It depicts an Englishman trying to pull Ulster away from the looming 'Home Rule roc...

Pat having a quick draw

Pat having a quick draw

Coloured photographic postcard depicting man with pipe sitting on a barrel, entitled 'Pat having a quick draw.' Sent to Mr Roberts, Gilford, from Dubl...

Ulster's Only Crime - Loyalty to the Flag

Ulster's Only Crime - Loyalty to the Flag

Postcard depicting an imagined scene of UVF men being mown down by the British Army. ‘Ulster’s only crime – Loyalty to the flag’ – Is it coming to thi...

Full Steam Ahead

Full Steam Ahead

Postcard depicting ‘Full Steam Ahead’ – the Home Rule vessel hits the rocks with Commander Redmond on board and First Engineer Asquith. Commander Redm...

The Great Ulster Unionist Demonstration 1912

The Great Ulster Unionist Demonstration 1912

Postcard showing 'The Great Ulster Unionist Demonstration, April 1912.' Unionist Clubs and Orangemen marching in columns. Sixteen abreast, past saluti...

Loyal Ulster's Resolve

Loyal Ulster's Resolve

Badge insribed with 'Loyal Ulster’s Resolve.' 'We Will Not Have Home Rule.' Featuring Mr Bonar Law....

The principal members of the Provisional Government of Ulster

The principal members of the Provisional Government of Ulster

Photographic postcard showing principal members of the Provisional Government of Ulster in formal attire. Including William Moore, Lord Dunleath, Lord...

He Died for Freedom and Honor

He Died for Freedom and Honor

First World War plaque - circle cross with an angel in centre with a crown at her feet. He Died for Freedom and Honor - In Memory of.. plaque is blank...

4TH BATTN UVF

4TH BATTN UVF

Hand-gun .38 calibre, 6-bullet cylinder, '4TH BATTN UVF East Belfast Regiment No. 4, MANUFACTURED IN WORCESTER, MASS. U.S.A.' This pistol was issued t...

'Are you content for him to fight for you?'

'Are you content for him to fight for you?'

First World War recruitment poster; 'Are you content for him to fight for you? Won't you do your bit? We shall win but YOU must help'; Published by th...

The Covenant We Will Keep

The Covenant We Will Keep

A red hand on which in gilt 'The Covenant we will Keep.' Round stud for fastening....

Bravo, Ulster Volunteers!

Bravo, Ulster Volunteers!

Postcard depicting the 'Ulster Volunteers! Gun-Runners on the road to Belfast from Larne.'...

The Sinn Fein Revolt in Dublin

The Sinn Fein Revolt in Dublin

Easter Rising postcard showing 'The Sinn Fein Revolt in Dublin - General View of the Devastated City.' Rotary Photographic Series. Note the postcard s...

The World's Verdict on Germany

The World's Verdict on Germany

First World War proganda poster; 'The World's Verdict on Germany.' The Considered Judgement of the Civilised World is that Germany was Responisble for...

Unionist Clubs of Ireland

Unionist Clubs of Ireland

Unionist Clubs of Ireland lapel badge supplied to all members. 'Quis Separabit.' Unionist Clubs dated back to 1893, at the time of the Second Home Rul...

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

Lantern slide showing a portrait of Sir Edward Carson with folded arms. Clearly wearing his Unionist Clubs of Ireland membership lapel badge....

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

Lantern slide showing Lady Dufferin speaking at the first Annual General meeting of the Ulster Women's Unionist Council in the ulster hall Belfast on ...

The Great Unionist Demonstration at the Ulster Hall, Belfast

The Great Unionist Demonstration at the Ulster Hall, Belfast

Photographic postcard of crowded platform during the great demonstration at the Ulster Hall Belfast on the eve of Covenant Day (September 27th 1912) ...

Young Citizen Volunteers of Ireland

Young Citizen Volunteers of Ireland

Young Citizen Volunteers of Ireland lapel badge. In centre, red hand of Ulster with crown on top. The Young Citizen Volunteers was, officially, Irelan...

All Round Coercion

All Round Coercion

Printed chromolithograph poster free with 'United Ireland' journal. Titled 'All Round Coercion' featuring Gladstone herding Irish judges to the Courth...

Ulster Will Fight

Ulster Will Fight

stencil, blue, black and green. Cream ground. Base "Ulster will fight". 5 blue crowns with green shamrocks....

The Ulster Volunteers

The Ulster Volunteers

Postcard featuring 'The Ulster Volunteers'; "When you've talked about all Ulster and you know her cause is just, And you've ended all great speeches w...

Christmas card

Christmas card

36th Ulster Division British Expeditionary Force 1916 Christmas Card...

Baronscourt UVF Camp

Baronscourt UVF Camp

Postcard showing Ulster Volunteer Force Camp at Baronscourt, Co. Tyrone. Men lined up in formation with Baronscourt House in background entitled 'Lead...

Photographic film negative

Photographic film negative

Photographic negative showing a woman standing in shawl, with paisley type print bodice and striped petticoat. Rough thatched stone built shed and cou...

Irish Rebellion

Irish Rebellion

Postcard depicting a moment during the Easter Rising 1916. Irish Rebellion May 1916. 'The wreck they made of Church Street, Dublin.'...

'Your King and Country Need You. Join the Army Until the War is Over'

'Your King and Country Need You. Join the Army Until the War is Over'

First World War recruitment poster; 'Your King and Country Need You. Join the Army Until the War is Over.' Published by the Parliamentary Recruiting C...

Whippets dash thro' mud-caked battlefields

Whippets dash thro' mud-caked battlefields

Stereocope Photograph showing a view of a tank crossing a muddy field, entitled 'Whippets dash thro' mud-caked battlefields and penetrate the German l...

Ulsterland

Ulsterland

Printed ballad with music entitled 'Ulsterland' (The Ulster Anthem), words by W. K. Gibson. Words and Music Two shillings 'available at all Music Sell...

Water Bottle

Water Bottle

Water Bottle. As issued to the Ulster Volunteer Force. Circular, metal covered with khaki felt, web carrying strap held by 3 eyes. Marked in black "NY...

Baronscourt UVF Camp

Baronscourt UVF Camp

Postcard showing Ulster Volunteer Force Camp at Baronscourt, Co. Tyrone. Group of men at work, entitled 'Building Camp Kitchen.'...

We Won't Have Home Rule

We Won't Have Home Rule

Anti-Home Rule photographic postcard of Dawson Bates, secretary of the U.U.C (Ulster Unionist Council), with shield bearing red hand of Ulster flanke...

Collar

Collar

Cream embroidered silk collar with rose briar motifs, believed to have been removed from a tweed coat. This collar was embroidered by Lily Yeats, sist...

UVF South Belfast Regiment

UVF South Belfast Regiment

Photographic postcard showing 'UVF South Belfast Regiment enroute for Balmoral, 27th September 1913.'...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

Photographic negative showing the Ulster Volunteer Force on parade....

The Ulster Men (1605-1913)

The Ulster Men (1605-1913)

Postcard featuring 'The Ulster Men (1605-1913).' "The seams of the Empire start open and crack." Verses by William Moore, June 1913. With red border. ...

Labyrinth, Arras, taken in deadly hand-to-hand fighting, proves haven of rest to our weary men

Labyrinth, Arras, taken in deadly hand-to-hand fighting, proves haven of rest to our weary men

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of British soldiers resting in a captured labyrinth. ‘Labyrinth, Arras, taken in deadly hand-to-hand fighting, p...

Donegall Place Belfast Under Home Rule

Donegall Place Belfast Under Home Rule

Anti-Home Rule postcard featuring Donegall Place, Belfast, Under Home Rule - City Hall in ruins, Robinson and Cleaver's is To Let, and statues of Dil...

Lieutenant Colonel James Craig, M. P

Lieutenant Colonel James Craig, M. P

Lantern slide showing a portrait of Lieutenant Colonel James Craig, M. P....

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

Lantern slide showing new houses in Hamill Street with original old housing standing parallel. From photograph taken in reference to Belfast Improveme...

The Mountain Road

The Mountain Road

Coloured graphic postcard with roadside cottage, shamrocks and verse entitled 'The Mountain Road.'...

War Loan. Back the empire with your savings. Invest now

War Loan. Back the empire with your savings. Invest now

First World War recruitment poster; 'War Loan. Back the empire with your savings. Invest now. Apply for details at nearest post office'; published by ...

Ulster Unionist

Ulster Unionist

Ulster Unionist lapel badge with crescent moon fastening at back. Red hand of Ulster in centre of Union Jack Flag with crown on top....

Postcard

Postcard

Embroidered First World War Royal Engineers postcard, unused...

UVF - Flying Squadron at Balmoral, 27th Sept., 1913

UVF - Flying Squadron at Balmoral, 27th Sept., 1913

Postcard showing an image of the 'UVF (Ulster Volunteer Force) - Flying Squadron at Balmoral, 27th Sept., 1913.'...

Mr Chamberlain

Mr Chamberlain

Postard showing Joseph Chamberlain trying to wake up someone, "Wake up, wake up, 'tis eleven of the clock." Political connotations unclear. A postcar...

Postcard

Postcard

Embroidered First World War Christmas postcard, with flags of Allies, unused....

Sword

Sword

British Army dress sword, dumbell blade. The guard has G.V. cypher on a leaf design, and inscribed on the inside "Presented to Lt., B. D. Parkinson - ...

Mocking Hunger

Mocking Hunger

Printed chromolithograph poster free with 'United Ireland' Saturday journal. Titled 'Mocking Hunger' featuring John Bull approaching Erin, pictured wi...

Edward Carson and the Irish Unionist Parliamentary Party

Edward Carson and the Irish Unionist Parliamentary Party

Postcard depicting 'Edward Carson and the Irish Unionist Parliamentary Party.'...

Land of the Green

Land of the Green

Greetings postcard featuring girl with milking stool and pail with cottage behind; verse entitled 'Land of the Green'; sent to Miss Smyth Glassdummon...

UVFSouth Belfast Regiment, Ulster Volunteer Force

UVFSouth Belfast Regiment, Ulster Volunteer Force

Photographic postcard showing 'South Belfast Regiment Ulster Volunteer Force, Presentation of Drums to the 1st and Colours to the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th &...

1898

1898

small milk Jug. Commemorative centenary of the 1798 rebellion. Straight sided cream jug. Transfer printed in brown with harp, bust of woman with pike ...

Old Friends are Best

Old Friends are Best

Coloured postcard with harp and shamrock, motto 'Old Friends are Best'; attached is a packet of 'real' shamrock seed; 'National' Series Trade Mark, M...

3rd Batt UVF North Belfast

3rd Batt UVF North Belfast

Photographic negative showing Ulster Volunteer Force, 3rd Batt., North Belfast Regiment, at Fortwilliam, with Belfast Castle in distant background, Ma...

The New White Star Liner "Olympic"

The New White Star Liner "Olympic"

Postcard featuring 'The New White Star Liner "Olympic" (45,000 tons), successfully launched October 20, 1910.'...

Baronscourt UVF Camp

Baronscourt UVF Camp

Postcard showing Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) Camp at Baronscourt, Co. Tyrone.Men lined up in formation with Baronscourt House in background entitled ...

Greetings

Greetings

Humorous graphic postcard showing soldier lobbing a grenade at Germans, captioned 'Good Morning! With my best compliments!'; and headed 'Greetings Fr...

Postcard

Postcard

Coloured postcard featuring a Irish colleen carrying a jug; motto in Irish, Barr na Maidne Duit (Top of the Morning to You) and verse beginning 'How s...

Edward Carson

Edward Carson

Postcard showing image of Edward Carson leaving Belfast for Enniskillen to open Ulster Day Campaign....

Edward Carson

Edward Carson

Photographic autographed postcard portrait of Sir Edward Carson....

The Home Rule Rout

The Home Rule Rout

Anti-Home Rule postcard 'The Home Rule Rout', drawn by W. Watson. Ulster bulldog chases a Home Rule fox. 'A fox for slyness.'...

Illuminated address to Lord Carson of Duncairn

Illuminated address to Lord Carson of Duncairn

Presentation volume to Lord Carson of Duncairn by the the Loyalists of Northern Ireland. 'This Album containing the names of Ulster Loyalists, was pre...

Searching for Arms in Ulster

Searching for Arms in Ulster

Postcard depicting a scene showing the ‘Searching for arms in Ulster – Historic Events Number Nine’. RIC men searching clumsily in barrels and dog ken...

We Will Not Have Home Rule for Ireland

We Will Not Have Home Rule for Ireland

Photographic postcard of Carson on platform speaking at presumably one of the Ulster Day campaigns; 'We Will Not Have Home Rule for Ireland.'...

For Us

For Us

Postcard with image of wounded soldier being supported by nurse with 'Ulster' written across the front of her cap. Artwork by William Conor; sold in a...

Going to Market in Style

Going to Market in Style

Greetings postcard of well-dressed woman in donkey cart, entitled 'Going to market in style.' Sent to Miss Smyth Glassdrummond from Belfast 1905....

Ulster Hall, 27th September, 1912

Ulster Hall, 27th September, 1912

Ribbon badge with pin fastening at back. STEWART yellow and purple ribbon with ULSTER HALL, 27th September 1912. Belonging to a stewart from the Ulste...

Kitchener's Ulster Volunteer Army in the Making

Kitchener's Ulster Volunteer Army in the Making

Postcard showing 'Kitchener's Ulster Volunteer Army in the Making.' The Armagh, Portadown, Carrickfergus, Larne, Ballyclare, Hydepark etc. Tents in fo...

Waste not, want not! Save the nation's bread. National ration 4lb each per week

Waste not, want not! Save the nation's bread. National ration 4lb each per week

First World War recruitment poster; 'Waste not, Want not! Save the nation's bread. National ration 4lb each per week.' A poster with the plea to 'save...

Kitchener's Ulster Volunteer Army in the Making at Ballykinlar Camp

Kitchener's Ulster Volunteer Army in the Making at Ballykinlar Camp

Postcard showing 'Kitchener's Ulster Volunteer Army in the Making at Ballykinlar Camp (North and East Belfast Regiments).'...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

Photographic negative showing van of paper overturned in Great George's Street, during Belfast Strike, 1907....

Quis Separabit

Quis Separabit

Irish Unionists Alliance badge. "Quis Separabit" Brass badge with Union Jack in centre with shamrock, english rose & thistle border with crown on top....

Join the Brave Throng that goes Marching Along

Join the Brave Throng that goes Marching Along

Parliamentary Recruiting Committe poster No.118 'Join the brave throng that goes marching along'; Original artwork by Gerald Wood. The poster shows a...

Ulster's Reward

Ulster's Reward

Postcard printed with poem 'Ulster's Reward', by William Watson, first published in the Times newspaper on 14th Sept 1912. Reverse of postcard refers ...

Belfast Volunteers at Balmoral, 27th September, 1913

Belfast Volunteers at Balmoral, 27th September, 1913

Postcard depicting the 'Belfast Volunteers at Balmoral, 27th September, 1913.'...

First Aid & Nursing

First Aid & Nursing

British Red Cross. Qualification. Plain ribbon, scroll inscribed "FIRST AID & NURSING". This badge is cut to shape and stitched to stiffening. Embroid...

The Windsor and Stranmillis Unionist Club, Belfast

The Windsor and Stranmillis Unionist Club, Belfast

Photographic postcard of the Windsor and Stranmillis Unionist Club, Belfast, parading on April 9th 1912 for the great anti-home rule Unionist Demonstr...

UVF East Down

UVF East Down

UVF Hospital Armband. East Down 1....

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

Lantern slide showing UVF Medical and Nursing Corps, Clifton Street Hospital. Cookery Department, two nurses stand round a long table which is covered...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

Photographic negative showing a bearded gentleman and four young men at porch of Glens of Antrim Hotel....

Charge of the Ulster Division

Charge of the Ulster Division

Graphic postcard, illustrated by William Conor, depicting the 'Charge of the Ulster Division' at Thiepval 1st July 1916. With quotation from The Times...

Imperial theatre, Westminster

Imperial theatre, Westminster

Anti-Home Rule Postcard of a mock programme of the Imperial Theatre, Westminster. Sketches of performances eg. 'Sir Edward Carson and Miss ERIN will a...

Easter Rising

Easter Rising

Easter Rising postcard showing 'Looking from Nelson Pillar down North Earl Street.' One of a set of six....

Ulster Will Fight

Ulster Will Fight

Photographic postcard from 'Ulster Will Fight Series' No.26 showing troops reviewed by Sir Edward Carson and General Richardson at Clandeboye....

Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget

Greetings postcard featuringharp and shramroc entitled 'Lest We Forget' and verse in irish and in English referring to St Patrick's Day; sent to miss...

Why aren't you in khaki?

Why aren't you in khaki?

First World War recruitment poster; 'Why aren't you in khaki? You'll be wanted. Enlist at once'; published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, ...

Irish Spinning Wheel

Irish Spinning Wheel

Coloured photographic postcard depicting old woman with castle spinning wheel, entitled 'Irish Spinning Wheel' above Ruskin quotation. Sent to Miss Mc...

The sniper finds his mark! Stretcher-bearers remove an officer wounded by an unlucky bullet

The sniper finds his mark! Stretcher-bearers remove an officer wounded by an unlucky bullet

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of a sniper. ‘The sniper finds his mark! Stretcher-bearers remove an officer wounded by an unlucky bullet’ Stret...

'Every pound invested in National War Bonds means more ships, more food and earlier victory'

'Every pound invested in National War Bonds means more ships, more food and earlier victory'

First World War recruitment poster; 'Every pound invested in National War Bonds means more ships, more food and earlier victory.' Illustrator A. J. de...

Photographic film negative

Photographic film negative

Photographic negative showing a parade of lambeg drummers with banner of RBP No.925, 1903....

For Empire

For Empire

Junior Imperial & Constitutional League badge with pin fastening at back, 'For Empire.' Circular badge with English and Union Jack flag, and Crown on ...

Photographic film negative

Photographic film negative

Photographic negative showing a man standing, head in profile, playing uillean pipes....

Never under any circumstnaces will be Submit to Home Rule

Never under any circumstnaces will be Submit to Home Rule

Postcard showing 'The Great Ulster Unionist Demonstration, Balmoral Show Grounds, Belfast, April 9th, 1912.' Sir Edward Carson putting the resolution ...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

Photographic negative showing motor vans under police escort, during Belfast Strike, 1907....

The Shamrock Green For Ever

The Shamrock Green For Ever

Coloured postcard with harp and shamrock, motto 'The Shamrock Green For Ever'; attached is a packet of 'real' shamrock seed; 'National' Series Trade ...

Ulster Solemn League and Covenant

Ulster Solemn League and Covenant

Ulster Solemn League and Covenant Printing Plate. This plate was used to print the souvenir copies of Ulster’s Solemn League and Covenant. Rather tha...

Gun Running at Bangor

Gun Running at Bangor

Postcard depicting the 'Gun Running at Bangor, Co. Down, April 25th, 1914.'...

West Belfast UVF Special Service Corps

West Belfast UVF Special Service Corps

Photographic postacrd of West Belfast UVF Special Service Corps, carrying Mauser Rifles at Review 6th June 1914, described by Sir Edward Carson as som...

Searching for Arms in Ulster

Searching for Arms in Ulster

Postcard depicting ‘Searching for Arms in Ulster,' RIC men searching an Ulsterman who is wearing an ‘Ulster’ greatcoat. The card assures us that ‘abou...

An Irish Colleen

An Irish Colleen

Coloured postcard from painting by John Carey depicting shawled girl with basket, entitled 'An Irish Colleen.' Sent to Miss Wilson, Lisburn, from Bang...

Baronscourt UVF Camp

Baronscourt UVF Camp

Postcard showing 'Ulster Volunteer Force Camp at Baronscourt', Co. Tyrone. Showing a group of men and tents....

Impression made in the ground by Commander falling from burning Zeppelin at Billericay

Impression made in the ground by Commander falling from burning Zeppelin at Billericay

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of a man-shaped depression in the ground. ‘Impression made in the ground by Commander falling from burning Zeppe...

Fountain Pen

Fountain Pen

Black pen with traces of dried blood on the nib. This pen was used to sign the Ulster Covenant in the blood of its owner. It belonged to Major Fred Cr...

Stand not upon the order of your going but go at once

Stand not upon the order of your going but go at once

First World War recruitment poster; 'Stand not upon the order of your going but go at once. Enlist now'; Published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Com...

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

Lantern slide showing Sir Edward Carson and the Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law together in a chauffeur-driven car at Balmoral, April 1912....

The Battle of the Bone

The Battle of the Bone

Printed ballad entitled 'The Battle of the Bone', composed by Agnes Lockington, 16 Bowness Street. First verse " Ye Loyal-hearted Protesants, Come li...

Who said we're to have Home Rule?

Who said we're to have Home Rule?

Anti-Home Rule postcard, 'Who Said We're to have Home Rule? Come to Belfast and we'll 'shew' 'em.'...

We Will Not Have Home Rule

We Will Not Have Home Rule

Unionist Headquarters anti-Home Rule postcard. "We Will Not Have Home Rule." One Crown, One Parliament, One Flag. Postcard features image of their Uni...

Old Friends are Best

Old Friends are Best

Coloured postcard with harp and shamrock, motto 'Old Friends are Best'; attached is a packet of 'real' shamrock seed; 'National' Series Trade Mark, M...

Good Old Belfast at It again

Good Old Belfast at It again

Anti-Home Rule postcard 'Good Old Belfast at It again,' featuring two cats fighting, drawn by W. Watson....

Gladstone

Gladstone

Belleek chamber pot, around 1885 featuring William Ewart Gladstone, the Liberal leader and Prime Minister, who swiftly developed into a hate figure am...

BRAVO, ULSTER VOLUNTEERS!

BRAVO, ULSTER VOLUNTEERS!

Postcard depicting a scene from the events of the gun-running from Larne. 'BRAVO, ULSTER VOLUNTEERS! Gun Runners on the road to Belfast from Larne.' N...

'Step into your place'

'Step into your place'

First World War recruitment poster; 'Step into your place.' Poster showing civilians of all social classes joining a long line of men who are being sw...

Head of Procession approaching the Grand Stand

Head of Procession approaching the Grand Stand

Postcard showing the 'Head of Procession approaching the Grand Stand. Irish Unionist Demonstration, Belfast, April 9th, 1912.' 100,000 men marched pas...

IUA junior Branch

IUA junior Branch

Irish Unionist Alliance, Junior Branch badge with a half moon fastening on back. A circular ribbon, blue enamelled inscribed in gilt "I. U. A. JUNIOR ...

Looking into the depths of the tremendous crater of our mine fired at La Roiselle on the Somme

Looking into the depths of the tremendous crater of our mine fired at La Roiselle on the Somme

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of huge crater. ‘Looking into the depths of the tremendous crater of our mine fired at La Boiselle on the Somme’...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

Photographic negative showing the Ulster Volunteer Force drilling....

'To the women of Britain. Won't you help and send a man to join the army to-day?'

'To the women of Britain. Won't you help and send a man to join the army to-day?'

First World War recruitment poster; 'To the women of Britain. Won't you help and send a man to join the army to-day?'; published by the Parliamentary ...

Britain Needs You At Once

Britain Needs You At Once

First World War recruitment poster; 'Britain Needs You At Once.' Poster features a very stylised St. George slaying the dragon, with the help of a la...

Sir Edward Carson K.G M.P.

Sir Edward Carson K.G M.P.

Lapel badge featuring image of Sir Edward Carson K.G M.P....

The Sinn Fein Revolt in Dublin

The Sinn Fein Revolt in Dublin

Easter Rising postcard showing 'The Sinn Fein Revolt - The General view of the Devastated City.' Rotary Photographic Series. Note the postcard states ...

The New White Star Liner "Olympic" after launching

The New White Star Liner "Olympic" after launching

Postcard featuring 'The New White Star Liner "Olympic" after launching 45,000 tons gross register.' Built by Harland & Wolff, Belfast, launched Octobe...

Ulster's Reward

Ulster's Reward

Postcard featuring 'Ulster's Reward.' Britain has mistreated Ulster and ‘Jeered at her loyalty trod on her pride,’ with Red Hand symbol and verses fro...

Help! Help!

Help! Help!

Printed chromolithograph poster free with 'United Ireland' journal, titled ' Help! Help!,' featuring Erin fending off the Crime Bill, with the Arrears...

Union is Strength

Union is Strength

Ulster Unionist Convention 1892. A crowned white metal bar with long pin fastening. Inscribed "UNION IS STRENGTH ULSTER UNIONIST CONVENTION 1982. Atta...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

Photographic negative showing three costumed pipers posing in front of banner inscribed 'O Niall' and carrying a red hand. More banners held by the cr...

Photographic film negative

Photographic film negative

Photographic negative showing lambeg drummers led by man in army hat, badge with name RBP 120 worn by marcher to rear, 1903....

Ulster Liberal Association

Ulster Liberal Association

Unreserved ticket, costing one shilling, for a public meeting held at Celtic Park Football Grounds on 8th February 1912 under the auspices of the Ulst...

F.M. Haig and Lord Plummer visit Cologne on tour for inspection of Army of Occupation

F.M. Haig and Lord Plummer visit Cologne on tour for inspection of Army of Occupation

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of Field marshall Haig and general Plummer with car and driver. 'F.M. Haig and Lord Plummer visit Cologne on tou...

Land of the Bard / The Harp and the "Green," / Thy Music, Thy Wit, / 'Tis a memory serene.

Land of the Bard / The Harp and the "Green," / Thy Music, Thy Wit, / 'Tis a memory serene.

Greetings postcard featuring harper (possibly Saint Patrick) with setting sun and monastry, decorated with shamrock border. 'The land of the Bard' sen...

Help to buy an Aeroplane

Help to buy an Aeroplane

First World War recruitment poster; ' Help to buy an aeroplane. Any army war savings association contributing £2000 can have an aeroplane named after ...

Trench Periscope

Trench Periscope

Trench periscope, a device to allow troops to see above the trenches, inscribed with "PERISCOPE MK VIII 1917 R&J Beck Ltd. No. 3440". R & J Beck was a...

Irish International Exhibition 1907

Irish International Exhibition 1907

Monochrome postcard featuring Irish International Exhibition 1907....

UVF East Down

UVF East Down

UVF Hospital Armband. East Down 2....

Photographic film negative

Photographic film negative

Photographic negative showing band of costumed pipers marching along coast road from Cushendun to Waterfoot....

Rifle

Rifle

Martini Henry Rifle butt marked with UVF badge and 30. The Martini-Henry rifle was ‘the gun of empire’ in the 1870s and 1880s, and over a million were...

The Downfall of the treacherous Murders in Marrowbone, 1920

The Downfall of the treacherous Murders in Marrowbone, 1920

Printed ballad entitled 'The Downfall of the treacherous Murders in Marrowbone, 1920' headed by image of King William on a rearing horse. Price Twopen...

Ulster Unionist Convention 1892

Ulster Unionist Convention 1892

Shield shaped bannerette, red twill with blue fringes attached above top edge by cord to wooden roller. On obverse in stencilled white letters "ULSTER...

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

Anti-Home Rule demonstration at Royal Ulster Agricultural Showgrounds. Supporters from Co. Wicklow carrying Union Jack banner and smaller banner marke...

Badge

Badge

Rosette pin badge with red, white and blue ribbon with small crown motif in centre....

Amid bursting crumps, with trench mortar ready, [Sanforths] watch through peripscope for the Hun

Amid bursting crumps, with trench mortar ready, [Sanforths] watch through peripscope for the Hun

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of soldiers using periscopes to look over the tops of trench. ‘Amid bursting crumps, with trench mortar ready, [...

New Song on the Great Unionist Demonstration against Home Rule

New Song on the Great Unionist Demonstration against Home Rule

Printed ballad 'New Song on the Great Unionist Demonstration against Home Rule.' Lines include "Not a son of Ulster ever will be ruled by Rome," "Our...

Erin

Erin

Chromolithograph with some hand-colouring, depicting Erin as a woman dressed in a white gown patterned with shamrocks and a green cape, with a shamroc...

Take up the Sword of Justice. Join Now

Take up the Sword of Justice. Join Now

First World War recruitment poster; 'Take up the Sword of Justice. Join Now'; published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, London; poster no.1...

Ireland For Ever!

Ireland For Ever!

Postcard featuring a couple on jaunting car with driver with motto 'Ireland for Ever!' Sent to Miss Smyth, Glassdrummond, Annalong 1906....

Coat collar

Coat collar

Linen collar with shamrock motifs, believed to have been removed from a coat. This linen collar was embroidered by Lily Yeats, sister of the poet W.B....

To Irishmen, to you fellow countrymen I appeal for help

To Irishmen, to you fellow countrymen I appeal for help

First World War recruitment poster; 'To Irishmen. To you fellow countrymen I appeal for help to raise a brigade to fight on the Western Front.' Recrui...

Helmet

Helmet

First World War period German Army steel helmet. Regarded as more effective than the British helmet, known as the Stahlhelm, it replaced the more ela...

Halt! Who Goes There?

Halt! Who Goes There?

First World War Recruitment poster picturiing the silhouette of a soldier with a bayonet and the text 'Halt! Who Goes There? If you are a friend joion...

Who's Absent? Is it You??

Who's Absent? Is it You??

First World War recruitment poster; 'Who's Absent? Is it You?' John Bull on a beige background with brown lettering and border; behind him is a line ...

Stereoscopic Viewer

Stereoscopic Viewer

Stereoscopic Viewer with cards, allows two people to see two different sets of stereoscope cards at the same time....