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Welch Collection

Welch Collection

The R.J. Welch photographic collection consists of glass negatives, original prints, lantern slides, original photographic albums and published series of views. Dating from c.1880 - c1935, it contains material of topographical, scientific, anthropological, archaelological, transport and industrial interest, covering the whole of Ireland with particular emphasis on the north and west. In addition to the photographical material, the museum holds Welch’s diaries and field notes and also his annotated maps. 

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Photographic Print

Photographic Print

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

Photographic negative : photographic print

Photographic negative : photographic print

Ruins of Archbishop's manorial castle....

Photographic Print

Photographic Print

subject : photograph of Church silver including salvers and cups;platinotype print. Condition : good...

Photographic negative : photographic print

Photographic negative : photographic print

The Marine Hotel from the beach; women and children in foreground....

Crannoge in Lough-na-Cranagh, Fair Head, Co. Antrim

Crannoge in Lough-na-Cranagh, Fair Head, Co. Antrim

Distant view of the crannog in Lough na Cranagh, Fair Head....

Photographic negative : photographic print

Photographic negative : photographic print

View of one of the tree-lined paths, photographed in summer....

Photographic negative : photographic print

Photographic negative : photographic print

View across lake, looking towards bridge. Dated November 1922....

Photographic negative : photographic print

Photographic negative : photographic print

St. Columbkille's holy well....

"Miosgan Meabha"

"Miosgan Meabha"

View of Queen Maeve's Cairn, "Miosgan Meabha"; a passage-grave type cairn....

Photographic negative : photographic print

Photographic negative : photographic print

Town from pier., including sailing vessel....

Photographic negative : photographic print

Photographic negative : photographic print

Tree uprooted by storm. Dated 23 December 1894....

Photographic Print

Photographic Print

subject : view of yew terraces at the Viceregal Lodge;part of a group of prints of similar type, some of which are annotated by Welch. Condition : goo...

Photographic Print

Photographic Print

subject : view of interior of St Patrick's Hall, Dublin Castle;albumen print. Condition : good; taped at two corners...

Photographic negative : photographic print

Photographic negative : photographic print

Harland & Wolff, Ltd. Cantilever crane, with "Galway Castle" in stocks. c.1911 ("Galway Castle" launched 26 April 1911)....

Photographic negative : photographic print

Photographic negative : photographic print

Queen's Quay terminus. View similar to previous number, but showing empty station....

Photographic negative : photographic print

Photographic negative : photographic print

Belfast Academy. Apparently copied from print of previous number....

Photographic negative : photographic print

Photographic negative : photographic print

Carrickfergus Castle; path to entrance, (excavations). Dated 4 November 1933....

Photographic negative : photographic print

Photographic negative : photographic print

Gowran church. Taken for the Board of Works. Dated July 1914....

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