Lawrence Collection

… a one-armed entrepreneur, the defining of Irish photography, and how the Easter Rising stole a part of Irish photographic history! by Guy Phenix, Glasgow Based Stuff Maker In 1865 a young man set up a studio in his mother’s toy shop in Dublin. This man’s entrepreneurship not just influenced my dissertation, it influenced the [...]

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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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