There are so many images available online from the period 1912-1923 (the source of the ‘Decade of Commemorations/Centenaries’ I’ve written about before) that I decided to make a dedicated Pinterest board to store any that I find. Have a look, and if you like share and comment.
Scenes of old Ireland from ‘The Two Hemispheres’
The book The Two Hemispheres: a popular account of the countries and peoples of the world … Illustrated, etc. (1885) covers, as its title suggests, the whole world. Scans of its illustrations were among the thousands recently uploaded to Flickr by the British Library. I’ve extracted and added to the Irish History Compressed Pinterest account the ones of sights in Ireland.
Friday quiz: Can you identify this object?
I sent this question round on twitter to brighten up a dull Friday. Here’s the answer:
You can find many more fascinating pictures about Ireland’s history here: http://www.pinterest.com/irishhistory/