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The Picture Postcard

A new window into Edwardian Ireland

by Ann Wilson (Author)
Monographs XIV, 268 Pages
Series: Reimagining Ireland , Volume 1000014

Table Of Content

  • Cover
  • Title
  • Copyright
  • About the author
  • About the book
  • This eBook can be cited
  • Contents
  • Figures
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 Edwardian Ireland and the picture postcard craze: Responses, debates and anxieties
  • Chapter 2 Collections, collectors and collecting
  • Chapter 3 Postcards: A medium of private and public communication
  • Chapter 4 Irish identity: Empire, modernity and revival
  • Chapter 5 Ireland and the wider world: Travel, emigration and tourism
  • Chapter 6 A suitable hobby for young ladies: Postcards and women’s lives in Edwardian Ireland
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Series index

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Figures

Figure 1.Postcard message sent to Christina Jessop. Christina Jessop’s card collection.

Figure 2.‘Jewelled’ detail on a card. Ellen Duff’s card collection.

Figure 3.Chief ‘Stranger Horse’, Indian Chiefs – Series 1, Raphael Tuck. From <https://tuckdbpostcards.org/items/117478>

Figure 4.International Rugby Football Championship, 1905 – Irish XV, Hely’s, Dublin. Christina Jessop’s card collection.

Figure 5.Miss Camille Clifford, Raphael Tuck. From <https://tuckdbpostcards.org/items/109418>

Figure 6.Blarney Castle, Our Belles, Raphael Tuck. Cork Public Museum archive, postcard collection 23.3 2014.6.518.

Figure 7.Christina Jessop, photograph, photographer unknown. Private collection.

Figure 8.Ellen Duff’s postcard album.

Figure 9.Miss Olive May, London, Empire Series. Ellen Duff’s card collection.

Figure 10.Untitled, Musterschutz, Germany. Ellen Duff’s card collection.

Figure 11.Gruss Aus Flüelen, Lautz & Jsenbeck, Darmstadt. Christina Jessop’s card collection.

Figure 12.Christmas Greetings, Sugar Loaf Mountain, Glengariff, Hildesheimer, London & Manchester. Cork Public Museum archive, postcard collection 23.3 2014.6.592.←vii | viii→

Figure 13.Cead Mile Failte, A Hundred Thousand Welcomes, Raphael Tuck. From <https://tuckdbpostcards.org/items/53083>

Figure 14.Don’t Keep me in suspense …, Hely’s Dublin. Ellen Duff’s card collection.

Figure 15.I was rather amused …, Raphael Tuck. Christina Jessop’s card collection.

Figure 16.St Mary’s Church, Cork, Irish Pictorial Card Co, Cork. Cork Public Museum archive, postcard collection D17.6 2001.28.

Figure 17.SS Majestic, J. Koehler, New York. Christina Jessop’s card collection.

Figure 18.East River and Brooklyn Bridge New York, E. Frey, New York. Christina Jessop’s card collection.

Figure 19.Absence Strengthens Love, no publisher/printer named. John O’Reilly/Bessie Caulfield collection.

Figure 20.Patrick’s Bridge, Cork, no publisher/printer named. Cork Public Museum archive, postcard collection D17.11 2002.151.

Figure 21.London Clock Tower and Houses of Parliament, London Stereoscopic Company. Christina Jessop’s card collection.

Figure 22.Postcard message sent to Christina Jessop. Christina Jessop’s card collection.

Figure 23.Éire Gaedealac. Cead Míle Fáilte, Fergus O’Connor. Christina Jessop’s card collection.

Figure 24.Colleens Dancing, Ballymaclinton, Valentine’s. Author’s collection.

Figure 25.Blue Bell, Bamforth. Carmody family collection.←viii | ix→

Figure 26.A Real Home Ruler, no publisher/printer named. John O’Reilly/Bessie Caulfield collection.

Figure 27.Irish Spinning Wheel, Lawrence. Christina Jessop’s card collection.

Figure 28.Famed Finea, O’Leary. Christina Jessop’s card collection.

Figure 29.Dublin, Grafton Street, Raphael Tuck. From <https://tuckdbpostcards.org/items/98966>

Figure 30.The Cake Walk, no publisher/printer named. Ellen Duff’s card collection.

Figure 31.In the Tunnel, Bamforth. Christina Jessop’s card collection.

Figure 32.Good Luck to Yez, Raphael Tuck. From <https://tuckdbpostcards.org/items/49446>

Figure 33.The Spoiled Child, Lawrence. Author’s collection.

Figure 34.Etude de Nude, Raphael Tuck. From <https://tuckdbpostcards.org/items/136876>

Figure 35.Hands across the Sea, 1910, Rotary. Carmody family collection.

Figure 36.The Green Shores of Erin, Hely’s, Dublin. Cobh Museum collection.

Figure 37.Muir Glacier Alaska. Area 354 Square Miles of Ice, Adolph Selige, St Louis-Leipzig. Christina Jessop’s card collection.

Figure 38.An Eskimo Woman Catching Tom Cod through the Ice, Behring Sea, B. B. Dobbs, Nome, Alaska. Christina Jessop’s card collection.←ix | x→

Figure 39.Sluicing Scene, No. 255 Lower Dominion, Creek, Y.T., Zaccarelli’s Book Store, Dawson, Y. T. Christina Jessop’s card collection.

Figure 40.Tunnel Cottage, Glengarriff, Co. Cork, Lawrence. Cork Public Museum archive, postcard collection 14.3.1997.54.

Figure 41.Seaside glamour, the morning dip, Raphael Tuck. From <https://tuckdbpostcards.org/items/121735/pictures/326822>

Figure 42.Cork International Exhibition 1902, Guy, Cork. Cork Public Museum archive, postcard collection 17.12.2002.321.

Figure 43.Lower Lake, Glendalough, Raphael Tuck. Christina Jessop’s card collection.

Figure 44.Muckross Abbey Killarney, Raphael Tuck. From <https://tuckdbpostcards.org/items/116224>

Figure 45.An Irish Homestead, Bray, Raphael Tuck. From <https://tuckdbpostcards.org/items/85240>

Figure 46.Holy Well, Aghada, no printer/publisher named. Cork Public Museum archive, postcard collection 18.9 2002.818.

Figure 47.Irish Life – A Street Seller, Valentine’s. Cork Public Museum archive, postcard collection 18.11 2003.42.8.

Figure 48.Bringing home the turf, Fergus O’Connor. Carmody family collection.

Figure 49.The Passive Resister, Lawrence. Cork Public Museum archive, postcard collection 19.5 2004.21.47.

Figure 50.Natural Bridge of Ross, Lawrence. Christina Jessop’s card collection.←x | xi→

Figure 51.Co Cork, Glengariffe Farmyard, Raphael Tuck. From <https://tuckdbpostcards.org/items/83384>

Figure 52.Lower Bridge, Enniskerry, Co Wicklow, F. von Bardeleben, New York and Germany. Author’s collection

Figure 53.Our Local Express Skibbereen to Ballydehob and Schull, Cynicus, Fife. Cork Public Museum archive, postcard collection 19.8 2004.41.028.

Figure 54.Rigi-Kulm (1800 m) und die Berner-Hochalpen, Edition Photoglob Co., Zurich. Christina Jessop’s card collection.

Figure 55.Untitled, Phototypie Van Cortenbergh, Lille-Bruxelles. Christina Jessop’s card collection.

Figure 56.London Life, an Italian Organ Grinder, Raphael Tuck. Christina Jessop’s card collection.

Figure 57.A Havasupai Indian Girl, Raphael Tuck. Green family collection.

Figure 58.Great House, Trelawney, Raphael Tuck. Green family collection.

Figure 59.‘Please drop in ….’, Hely’s, Dublin. Ellen Duff’s card collection.

Figure 60.Everybody is doing it at Tourmakeady, Joseph Asher, London. John O’Reilly/Bessie Caulfield collection.

Details

Pages
XIV, 268
ISBN (PDF)
9781788740807
ISBN (ePUB)
9781788740814
ISBN (MOBI)
9781788740821
ISBN (Book)
9781788740791
Language
English
Publication date
2021 (June)
Published
Oxford, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, New York, Wien, 2021. XIV, 268 pp., 12 b/w ill., 61 b/w ill.

Biographical notes

Ann Wilson (Author)

Dr Ann Wilson lectures in visual culture and photography history in the Media Communications department in the Munster Technological University in Cork. Her research mainly focuses on late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century visual and material culture in Ireland.

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