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Artist

E. Ludwig, John Hinde Studios

Sender

Kathleen [Dublin, Ireland]

Recipient

Mr. & Mrs. L.D. Lamb [San Diego, California]

Language of Message

English

Postmark

1965-07-02

Caption

O'Connell Street, Dublin - The city's main thoroughfare, and one of the widest streets in the world. It crosses the River Liffey at O'Connell Bridge. A statue of Daniel O'Connell, the 19th century Irish statesman, stands in the centre of the street, and Nelson Pillar (134 feet) rises directly behind it. Dublin (population 500,000), capital of Ireland, was founded by Viking pirates over a thousand years ago, at the foot of the Wicklow Mountains, facing Dublin Bay. It is famous for its magnificent Georgian (18th century) architecture.

Language of Postcard

English

Physical Description

One color postcard with an undivided back. The postcard was printed and published by John Hinde, Ltd. in Dublin, Ireland. The postcard features artwork by E. Ludwig.

Condition

Used

Location

Ireland–Leinster Province–Dublin

Publisher

John Hinde, Ltd.

Printer

John Hinde, Ltd.

Date Issued

1956-1972

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

15 X 10.5 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Image File Size

351 KB

Publisher Series

2/49

Postcard Collection Number

Leinster-19

Digital Collection

Irish Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library. University of San Diego

Date Digitized

2013-10-29

Image Format

Image/JPEG

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

O:\Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\Europe\Ireland\Leinster-19A

Copyright

This postcard may be protected by copyright law. It is being made available for non-commercial, personal, educational, and research use only. It is the responsibility of the user to locate and obtain permission from the copyright owner(s) or heirs for any other use.

Keywords

Dublin (Ireland), Liffey, River (Ireland), Bridges, O'Connell Street (Dublin, Ireland), Bridges, Obelisks, Monuments & memorials

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