Posters and Proclamations

This collection of material from the 17th century to the 1950s. Subjects include politics & government, justice, education, commerce, travel & transport, the arts, religion, auctions and the theatre.

Among the highlights are an original 1916 Proclamation, 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 and a collection of early Abbey Theatre posters.

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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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