Bulmer Hobson, head and shoulders portrait

Photographic print (mounted on studio card) of Bulmer Hobson as a young man. John Bulmer Hobson was a leading member of the Irish Volunteers and the Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB) before the Easter Rising in 1916. He founded Na Fianna Éireann in 1902 as a Republican scouting

Hobson, (John) Bulmer (1883–1969) Ireland--History--Easter Rising, 1916 Curated Collection--Communicating the Rising Paramilitary forces--Irish Volunteers Paramilitary forces--Irish Republican Army Paramilitary forces--Irish Republican Brotherhood Nationalism Portrait Photographs Curated Collection--Leaders of the Rising Curated Collection--The Rising and Beyond

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Hotel Metropole, Sackville St. Dublin

Photograph of the Metropole Hotel, pre-1916. The building was severely damaged during the Easter Rising. Chambermaid Lizzie Walsh, who worked in the hotel, lost all of her possessions including her uniform and aprons, which were in the building during Easter Week. This had a huge

Ireland--History--Easter Rising, 1916 Workers' compensation claims Hotels Buildings--Blast effects Buildings--War damage Curated Collection--Women and the Rising

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