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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 negative : photographic print

Photographic negative : photographic print

Stone with incised cross and lettering, Ingram's farm, 18 May 1929....

Photographic negative : photographic print

Photographic negative : photographic print

The harbour with boats. Dated 7 August 1897....

Lammas Fair

Lammas Fair

Lammas Fair; stalls and people in the Diamond. Dated 27 August 1929.(Ireland's Eye, pl.79)....

Photographic Print

Photographic Print

subject : view of trilithons, Deerpark, Slige; east end of central chamber;Condition : good; taped at two corners...

Photographic Print

Photographic Print

subject : view of Ross CAstle, Killarney from approach road;Condition : good; taped at two corners...

Photographic Print

Photographic Print

subject : view of parkland, showing flagged stone path crossing stream with rustic bench and mown lawns behind; may be Glenlyon Park, Holywood;albumen...

Photographic Print

Photographic Print

subject : view of interior of throne room, Dublin Castle;Condition : good...

Photographic Print

Photographic Print

subject : view of coracle 'or olf Irish skin boat still used' on banks of river Boyne at Slane Castle;mounted on board. Condition : good...

Photographic Print

Photographic Print

subject : view of interior showing throne in St Patrick's Hall, Dublin;Condition : good...

Photographic Print

Photographic Print

subject : view of white lapping room, York Street Linen Factory;albumen print. Condition : good...

Photographic Print

Photographic Print

subject : view of the woods at Recess, no stream;platinotype print. Condition : good...

Photographic Print

Photographic Print

subject : view of Derryclare Lough, Lodge and Mountain;platinotype print. Condition : good...

"Footing turf"

"Footing turf"

"Footing turf" in peat bog let in conacre. Dated 11 June 1914. (Ireland's Eye pl.46)....

Photographic negative : photographic print

Photographic negative : photographic print

Harland & Wolff, Ltd. Ships: T.S.S."Oceanic" (No.317), launched 14 January 1899. Photograph dated 19 December 1898....

Photographic Print

Photographic Print

subject : view of two three-man curraghs at sea at the Aran Islands (curraghs rowed by a three-man crew and carried another man);albumen print. Condit...

Photographic Print

Photographic Print

subject : view of Lough Neagh at Toome with two open boats fishing;platinotype print. Condition : good...

PHOTOGRAPH; Lantern slide

PHOTOGRAPH; Lantern slide

subject : series of slides depicting objects relating to the hearth; photograph of two idle-backs, lazy-backs, or kettle tilters, in G.Russell-Davies ...

Photographic Print

Photographic Print

subject : view of Devenish Round Tower;Condition : good...

Photographic Print

Photographic Print

subject : view of warping room at York Street Mill, with women on machines;part of a group of prints of similar type, some of which are annotated by W...

Photographic Print

Photographic Print

subject : photograph of famous Cork silhouette of 1848 of Father Mathew giving alms to Brother Dan, a Cork beggar, in Patrick Street; also depicting D...

Photographic Print

Photographic Print

subject : photograph of spider's web;Condition : good...

Photographic negative : photographic print

Photographic negative : photographic print

The "Davaar" on the rocks. Dated 7 June 1895....

Photographic negative : photographic print

Photographic negative : photographic print

Church; west door. Dated 27 July 1922....

Photographic negative : photographic print

Photographic negative : photographic print

Royal Courts of Justice. South front. Dated 27 February 1934....

Photographic negative : photographic print

Photographic negative : photographic print

Ferryquay Gate. Dated 23 October 1928....

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