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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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Photograph

Photograph

Railway accident on B.C.D.R. line near Ballymacarrett Halt....

Photograph

Photograph

Machines for primers for naval guns....

35mm slide

35mm slide

Agnes Street Youth Club. Children rollerskating....

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject :First class reading and writing room after refitting....

Silent Night

Silent Night

subject : Royal Avenue Hotel. Interior....

Co Antrim Portballintrae

Co Antrim Portballintrae

A view of the harbour...

VALENTINE CARD; Greetings card

VALENTINE CARD; Greetings card

event : Valentine's Day;condition : good ; head of shepherd missing. design : opening front with elaborately embossed and pierced design of shepherd a...

Kachina doll

Kachina doll

Painted carved figure, sometimes called a doll. Pink body and face with green painted neck tie....

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Full page Williamite print showing a seige panorama. Note the men climbing a tree on right for a better view. The inscription in French refers to 'the...

Arboe Cross, Co. Tyrone

Arboe Cross, Co. Tyrone

West face of High Cross. (Ireland's Eye, pl.127)....

PHOTOGRAPH; Lantern slide

PHOTOGRAPH; Lantern slide

subject : series of slides relating to the Presbyterian Mission Overseas; mission map of Manchuria....

Lantern slide

Lantern slide

Anti-Home Rule demonstration at Royal Ulster Agricultural Showgrounds. Andrew Bonar Law, M. P., speaking from platform, April 1912....

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Boilers in course of construction. Ship No: 317. Name: Oceanic. Type: Passenger Ship. To...

photographic negative

photographic negative

subject : Messrs W. Turner, Fruiterer, Nos. 1-3. Window dressing competition....

Sentry Hill, Hugh Giffen McKinney, Sydney, Australia, and daughter Lorna, Tom McKinney, M. A. C. McKinney, Elsie McKinney, Bessie and Jack Dundee

Sentry Hill, Hugh Giffen McKinney, Sydney, Australia, and daughter Lorna, Tom McKinney, M. A. C. McKinney, Elsie McKinney, Bessie and Jack Dundee

Photograph, Dundee / McKinney glass plate negative. Subject : Sentry Hill, Hugh Giffen McKinney, Sydney, Australia, and daughter Lorna, Tom McKinney, ...

Photographic print

Photographic print

subject : View of Sport (Motor Cycling) Ulster Grand Prix 1964.;Condition : good...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject :Engine Works drawing office interior...

Photograph

Photograph

subject : View of 600-ton crane in Harland & Wolff shipyard;Condition : good...

photographic negative

photographic negative

subject : to Parliament Buildings from inside main gates....

Industry ( Transport ) Antrim Red Bay Ferry

Industry ( Transport ) Antrim Red Bay Ferry

View of the Red Bay ferry ship leaving harbour the east coast of Co. Antrim...

Basket : bottleneck

Basket : bottleneck

Finely made coil woven bottleneck with brown and black decoration in stepped design....

Strabane

Strabane

Aerial view of Strabane...

STAMP; Official stamp from Great Britain - Government Parcels : 1 penny

STAMP; Official stamp from Great Britain - Government Parcels : 1 penny

J. St Clair Boyd album, the Imperial Postage Stamp Album . Vol. I : Stamps of the British Empire (Great Britain and Colonies).. hinged : postally used...

DONEGAL AND THE R. EASKE

DONEGAL AND THE R. EASKE

a view of Donegal town from over the river with a boat to the left...

Photograph

Photograph

A model for an improved layout of Belfast city centre. (Used in the Living in the Cities exhibition in the Ulster Museum)....

Stamp from Canada : 1 cent

Stamp from Canada : 1 cent

J. St Clair Boyd album, the Imperial Postage Stamp Album . Vol. I : Stamps of the British Empire (Great Britain and Colonies).. hinged : postally used...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject :First class smoke room after refitting....

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/45 2 of 3

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/45 2 of 3

Sound Recording on Reel: Braidwater & Mackies. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Mr McConnell joined Braidwater in 1933 as a management trainee...

Photographic negative : photographic print

Photographic negative : photographic print

Ruinous, but apparently inhabited cabin in the Mournes....

Photographic negative : photographic print

Photographic negative : photographic print

National Library from Kildare Street....

BELLEVUE, BELFAST

BELLEVUE, BELFAST

an elevated view looking down on Bellevue House and Hazelwood parklands...

Engraving

Engraving

Williamite print depicting William Duke of Nassau and by God's Grace Prince of Orange on horseback,with town on river to rear...

PHOTOGRAPH; Lantern slide

PHOTOGRAPH; Lantern slide

subject : Lantern slide series 'Ulster and its Industries'; Fisheries: Barrels of cured herring on the jetty at Ardglass. date : 1925-08;condition : g...

GARRON POINT FROM CUSHENDALL

GARRON POINT FROM CUSHENDALL

a view from a beach over the bay to Garron Point...

Photographic print

Photographic print

subject : View of fields and cottages.;Condition : good...

PHOTOGRAPH; Lantern slide

PHOTOGRAPH; Lantern slide

Black and white photograph of bust of W. H. Patterson by R. Praeger, no.88 in catalogue. From miscellaneous portraits from photographs, prints and ori...

Prayer leaflet

Prayer leaflet

Daniel Hanrahan (priest) collection of papers: prayer leaflet printed in German. This was with Daniel Hanrahan's passport (OMAFP.2010.27.4466)....

Photograph

Photograph

Turkeys on McGaults farm, Ballyeaston....

Photographic Pint and film negative

Photographic Pint and film negative

One of collection of images of Ulster mill villages related to Phd research by Dennis MacNiece, later Director of the Ulster American Folk Park in Oma...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : First class two berth cabin. Ship No: 430 Name: Abosso. Type: Passenger/Cargo Ship. Tonn...

Photograph

Photograph

Donaghadee. Aerial Photograph....

Conservatory at Mornington, London

Conservatory at Mornington, London

Photograph, Dundee / McKinney glass plate negative. Subject : Conservatory at Mornington, London...

Photographic negative : photographic print

Photographic negative : photographic print

Exterior view of Dun Aengus, with a group of people on the ramparts....

Photograph

Photograph

Botanic Gardens with a view of the palm house....

UNTITLED

UNTITLED

a view of the North Star Dyke, Ballycastle, taken in Aug. 1907, with lady for scale...

Photographic Print

Photographic Print

digital repint of original colour photograph showing woman on Royal Avenue in 1988, with Post Office opposite...

Opening of B.K.S. Air Transport Service

Opening of B.K.S. Air Transport Service

A man and a woman standing talking...

STAMP; Unidentified Victorian stamp from the Cape of Good Hope : 6 pence

STAMP; Unidentified Victorian stamp from the Cape of Good Hope : 6 pence

J. St Clair Boyd album, the Imperial Postage Stamp Album . Vol. I : Stamps of the British Empire (Great Britain and Colonies).. hinged : postally used...

Lapel badge

Lapel badge

UVF badge with Red hand of Ulster in centre....

Miss Thoburn (born 1843 - ?)

Miss Thoburn (born 1843 - ?)

Photograph, Dundee / McKinney glass plate negative. Subject : Miss Thoburn (born 1843 - ?)...

photographic negative

photographic negative

subject : Linenhall Street Presbyterian Church: oblique view, showing also building on south side (Nos. 7 & 9). c.1888. For R.A.Caldwell...

Photograph

Photograph

A man and three women packing herrings into barrels ....

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/29 1 of 2

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/29 1 of 2

Sound Recording on Reel: Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: The Hutchinson family ran a successful flax and yarn merchants business. B Capper & ...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/39 2 of 2

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/39 2 of 2

Sound Recording on Reel: R R Browne. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: The Acheson family had a few textile connections, and indeed Jeremy Ache...

Portrush

Portrush

General view of town showing east strand....

Tullymore's Fair Queen; The Cuckoo's Nest; Molly O

Tullymore's Fair Queen; The Cuckoo's Nest; Molly O

Chapbook, 8 pages. A Compleat new Song called Tullymore's Fair Queen. To Which are added, The Cuckoo's Nest, and Molly O....

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Adam-style stateroom of above first class cabine de luxe. Ship No: 372. Name: Amazon. Ty...

photographic film negative

photographic film negative

Subject : barefoot boy in lane holding stick....

HORN HEAD FROM ROSGUILL

HORN HEAD FROM ROSGUILL

a view of a turbulent coastline...

Stamp from India : 2 annas

Stamp from India : 2 annas

J. St Clair Boyd album, the Imperial Postage Stamp Album . Vol. I : Stamps of the British Empire (Great Britain and Colonies).. hinged : postally used...

Ring

Ring

'Gold ring with crushed bezel divided into four settings, in one of which a diamond survives; each shoulder has three small settings in one of which a...

Photograph

Photograph

subject : View of Devenish Island in Lower Lough Erne;Condition : good...

photographic negative

photographic negative

subject : Dolcis Shoes, no. 28-30. shopfront...

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.'...

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Starboard bow profile during shell plating. Ship No: 358. Name: Adriatic. Type: Passenge...

Industry Shipbuilding Down Portavogie

Industry Shipbuilding Down Portavogie

Two men working at building a boat...

Belfast City Centre

Belfast City Centre

A Belfast street scene...

Nomads

Nomads

view of soldiers riding on limber wagons...

Written testimony

Written testimony

Daniel Hanrahan (priest) collection of papers: Typewritten testimony in Latin for Reverend Daniel Hanrahan, alumni of Collegium Canisianum, Innsbruck,...

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