Posters and Proclamations
This collection of approximately 3600 titles spans the 16th century to the 1950s. Subjects include politics & government, justice, education, commerce, travel & transport, the arts, religion, auctions and the theatre.
Proclamation issued by the French in 1798 (Procs); Donegal Railway Co advertisement (TVL/1900-10/1).
Among the highlights are an original 1916 Proclamation, proclamations from the Great Famine of 1845-1850, a proclamation issued by the French force under General Jean Humbert which landed near Killala in August 1798, election posters from the beginning of the Irish State, a collection of early Abbey Theatre posters and a colourful poster advertisement for the Donegal Railway Company.