National Photographic Archive, Dublin

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#39 of 68 in Museums in Dublin
The National Photographic Archive is located in Temple Bar, Dublin, Republic of Ireland, and holds the photographic collections of the National Library of Ireland. The archive was opened in 1998 and has a reading room and exhibition gallery. Over 20,000 glass plate negatives dating between 1870 and 1954 have been digitised and can be viewed via an online catalogue on the National Library of Ireland website.
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  • I happened across this small exhibition centre a few years ago. It houses the National Archive of Irish photographs, which if you are interested can be viewed by appointment ( if you want to research ...  more »
  • Spent a lovely day looking through a collection of photographs of my father's home in the country. Ordered what I wanted to see before I went in.  more »
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  • Excellent curators tour with Carol.. Thank you. The selection of objects and overview of Ireland’s history from 1918 to 1919 is engaging, informative and well worth the visit..
  • Beautiful to visit, take you time and walk around the exhibition From ballots to bullets, and explore the newspaper articles and the information provided on Ireland's history to home rule, From Ballots to Bullets, Ireland 1918-1919 At the start of 1918, Ireland was at war – fighting for Britain in World War I. By the end of 1919, Ireland was at war with Britain – fighting for independence. Our exhibition – From Ballots to Bullets, Ireland 1918-1919 – is open every day at our Photographic Archive, Meeting House Square, Temple Bar, Dublin. We invite you to share in a selection of events and stories from these two turbulent years as Ireland moved From Ballots to Bullets, with photographs, newspapers, and ephemera from the collections of the National Library of Ireland. Have a look at this one minute taster video... From Ballots to Bullets is a free exhibition, open 7 days (until May 2019): Monday-Saturday 10:00-16:45 & Sunday/Bank Holidays 12:00-
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