Photographs

This is our second blog post celebrating the 5th anniversary of The Commons on Flickr which falls tomorrow, Wednesday 16 January. This means a 5th Birthday for the Library of Congress photostream. We’re not quite into the Terrible Twos on Flickr Commons ourselves yet here at the National Library of Ireland, but we’re certainly looking [...]

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Next Wednesday, 16 January, is the 5th anniversary of The Commons on Flickr. 56 libraries, archives, museums and galleries all over the world (including us) make up Flickr Commons. We all share our photographic collections online, and users help us to find out more about the photographs we look after, by commenting, adding notes and [...]

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by Deirdre Carroll, donor and daughter of J.J. (Joe) Carroll My father, Joe Carroll, who worked in the Department of Industry and Commerce on Kildare Street, Dublin (just across the road from the National Library of Ireland) acquired over 270 glass lantern slides from a colleague. Unfortunately we cannot recall the colleague’s name. They originally [...]

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