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Coming Soon: Glass plate photographic image collection of Munster

In June 2021 Tipperary Studies department of Tipperary County Council Library Service acquired 399 glass plate negatives. The images were taken during the latter half of the 1930s, which is apparent from some posters identified in several of the pictures. The photographer is unknown, as is the location where s/he originated from. The collection is a wonderful visual representation of social and economic life in Ireland during the 1930s. The collection is principally one which shows shop fronts, … Read More