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Documents of the Month

2013


January Document of the Month (Recipe for “The Diet Drink” from an 18th-century recipe book)

 

February Document of the Month (Banc Taisce an Phoist poster, c.1952)

 

March Document of the Month (Proclamation regarding the forcible abduction of Mary Dermott, 1745)

 

April Document of the Month (Poster from the Department of Health warning against spitting, as part of its nationwide campaign against tuberculosis, 1950s)

 

May Document of the Month (Lithograph by L Souther of Clifden Castle, county Galway, 1850)

 

June Document of the Month (Undated school essay on Robert Clive (1725-1774) also known as “Clive of India”)

 

July Document of the Month (Office of Public Works plans for a proposed war signal station and detachment, Achill Head, county Mayo, 1901)

 

August Document of the Month (Ordnance Survey town plan of Galway city, 1872)

 

September Document of the Month (Printed broadsheet referring to Arthur Guinness, brewer and founder of the Guinness brewery business and family, c.1795)

 

October Document of the Month (Postcard of children’s lunch room in the Sisters of Charity School, Gardiner Street, Dublin, c.1914)

 

November Document of the Month (Sample of embroidery from Pery Square Female National School, Limerick c.1887).

 

December Document of the Month (Recipe for “Mackaroons” from an 18th-century recipe book)