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History

The History collections cover the span of human history on the island of Ireland and reflect its place in the world. They open a window on themes as diverse as politics and conflict to innovation and achievement. The collections illustrate how people worked, travelled, socialised and participated a spectrum of cultural traditions. Taken together, they reflect the diversity of human experience from the cradle to the grave. 

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photographic negative

photographic negative

subject : Belfast Savings Bank, nos. 25-39....

photographic negative

photographic negative

subject : St. Anne's Cathedral...

toast rack

toast rack

White Star Line 3rd Class toast rack, c.1910s....

Castleton Lanterns

Castleton Lanterns

Lantern slide produced by Hogg for an exhibition in 1918 ‘of our men at the front.' This slide shows two separate images of two soldiers. Both images ...

photographic negative

photographic negative

subject : Murray's Terrace....

photographic negative

photographic negative

subject : The Carlton Cafe, no. 25 - 27....

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Hydraulic riveting of centre plate, including riveters and portable furnace. Ship No: 40...

photographic negative

photographic negative

subject : Austin Reed. Hairdressing Salon....

Silent Night

Silent Night

subject : Thomas Cook and Sons Ltd....

Photographic print

Photographic print

subject : View of sheep in a field.;Condition : good...

BASKET WEAVING ON THE SHORES OF LOUGH NEAGH, CO. ANTRIM

BASKET WEAVING ON THE SHORES OF LOUGH NEAGH, CO. ANTRIM

a view of Mrs Celina Mulholland and a boy basket weaving outside a building...

Photograph

Photograph

Bradbury Place from University Road, showing the toll house, Belfast...

Photograph

Photograph

Glenarm. Aerial Photograph....

PORTSTEWART CASTLE

PORTSTEWART CASTLE

a view across the rocks and sea to the castle above. Thatched cottages can be seen below the castle....

photographic negative

photographic negative

subject : Civil Defence Display. date : 1941-07-22;condition : good....

Photographic Print

Photographic Print

Fotostop colour print, faded, one of a group of 'snapshot' images trialling themes and perspectives for documentary work: view of security barriers,...

Irish Dancing Glens Of Antrim

Irish Dancing Glens Of Antrim

A group of Irish Dancers dancing outside with a number of people watcing them also being filmed...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : First class oak panelled state room. Ship No: 382. Name: Avon. Type: Passenger Ship. Ton...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Three views of builder's half model OLYMPIC/TITANIC, different to above. Ship No: 400. N...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Starboard bow 3/4 profile on No. 2 slip, North Yard, prior to launch. Ship No: 352. Name...

Photographic Print

Photographic Print

subject : view of Blaney Bay and Ross Point from height at Carrickreagh;platinotype print. Condition : good...

LOUGH GILL, CO. SLIGO

LOUGH GILL, CO. SLIGO

a view from the waters edge of a lough and the mountains beyond, in mist...

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