Modern Ephemera

The National Library acquires representative samples of modern printed ephemera which complement the existing collections.

A selection of modern ephemera.A selection of modern ephemera.

Recently acquired modern ephemera include: A ticket from Munster’s 2006 Rugby Heineken Cup Final victory, an undated laundry ticket from the Swastika Laundry, Ballsbridge, Dublin, a postcard advertising the Dublin Horse Show of 1954 and an advertisement for the Dublin Lyric Players presentation of two plays by W.B. Yeats at the National Library in September 2005. The Library also has a collection of approximately 4000 posters from the 1950’s to today.

Ephemera from the 2007, 2002 and 1997 General Elections has recently been sorted and is now available to researchers.

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Detail from an Empire Marketing Board poster by Margaret Clarke (EMB/4).
Detail from an Empire Marketing Board poster by Margaret Clarke (EMB/4).
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