14 May 2016

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1655 Cromwellian soldier sells his land grant to Robert Browne, Carlow.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 1

Published Estimate: €500-700

Price Realised: €580

  • One page document. Know all men by these presents, I Ralph Eames late soldier in Colonel Prittie's Troops". The document goes on to state his term of service in Ireland from " ye twenty seventh day of August 1649 to ye Eleventh day of August 1650" Signed by Ralph Eames with seal intact. "Attorney present at ye Signing, Sealing and Delivery, (signed) Timothy ThompsonColonel Henry Prittie of Cromwell's New Model Army had his regiment based in Carlow. In 1650 he served as High Sheriff and in 1652 was appointed Governor of Carlow. In 1666 he was granted Dunalley Castle and estates in Tipperary by King Charles 11. His descendants are the present-day Barons of Dunalley.

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A History of the Early Part of the Reign of James II  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 2

Published Estimate: €70- 100

Price Realised: €0


1722 Map by Robert Morden, The Kingdom of Ireland.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 3

Published Estimate: €150- 200

Price Realised: €320


1751 Lottery Ticket for State Lottery in support of Dublin Hospitals  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 4

Published Estimate: €80- 120

Price Realised: €80

  • Dimensions: 2¾ x 6½in. (6.99 x 16.51cm)
  • For the Benefit of The Charitable Infirmary on the Inns Quay, Mercer's Hospital, the Hospital for Incurables, on Lazer's Hill and the Lying-In Hospital on George's Lane." signed J. Cuming."

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1798 bronze medal. BREST SQUADRON DEFEATED OFF TORY ISLAND. OCTOBER 12 1798.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 5

Published Estimate: €80- 100

Price Realised: €210


Napoleon Bonaparte a strand of his hair.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 6

Published Estimate: €150- 200

Price Realised: €140


Admiral Lord Nelson, a strand of his hair.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 7

Published Estimate: €150- 200

Price Realised: €0


1822. 'An account of the horrid Murders, Robberies, Burning of Farmers Houses.....in the Counties of Cork, Tipperary, Roscommon and Clare'  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 8

Published Estimate: €150- 200

Price Realised: €240

  • Dimensions: 11 x 6¾in. (27.94 x 17.15cm)
  • Single sheet letterpress, including vivid descriptions of 'outrages' visited upon Mr Foot at Springport, Mallow, 3 October 1822, Mr Donovan on 1 October, Mr J. McMahon of Nantenan, Co. Limerick, etc., with accounts of houses burned with inhabitants locked in, crops stolen or laid waste, shootings, etc.

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1830s Portrait of Field Marshal Sir Samuel Hulse  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 9

Published Estimate: €800- 1200

Price Realised: €0


1835 Etching of Field Marshall Sir John Fox Burgoyne, Military Engineer  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 10

Published Estimate: €150- 200

Price Realised: €140

  • Dimensions: 14 x 11in. (35.56 x 27.94cm)
  • Field Marshal Sir John Fox Burgoyne, 1st Baronet GCB (24 July 1782 – 7 October 1871) was a British Army officer. After taking part in the Siege of Malta during the French Revolutionary Wars, he saw action under Sir John Moore and then under the Duke of Wellington in numerous battles of the Peninsular War. He served under Sir Edward Pakenham as chief engineer during the War of 1812. He went on to act as official advisor to Lord Raglan during the Crimean War. His son, Hugh Burgoyne, born in Dublin was a Victoria Cross recipient.

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Charles Dickens, a strand of his hair.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 11

Published Estimate: €150- 200

Price Realised: €0


1841 (September 2) Commission signed by Queen Victoria and six autograph signatures.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 12

Published Estimate: €200- 300

Price Realised: €190

  • A commission to Robert William Story, appointing him captain in the Royal Regiment of Artillery, signed 'Victoria R'; together with autograph signatures of the Duke of Leinster, Marquis of Drogheda, Earl of Milltown, Viscount de Vesci, Robert Peel et al.; also a one page letter 1828 (May 15) in a secretarial hand from the Duke of Wellington.

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Republic of Ireland Ten Dollar Bond 29-5-1866  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 13

Published Estimate: €400- 500

Price Realised: €420


1876 (July 12) Letter from Arthur McMurrough Kavanagh, M.P.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 14

Published Estimate: €150- 200

Price Realised: €280

  • Four page mouth-written letter from the pen of the incredible Arthur McMurrough Kavanagh, M.P., embossed 10 Chester Square, London address. This letter addressed to his land agent Devine" deals with problems of several tenants on his Carlow Estate. The letter records the "burial yesterday of Harriet Middleton (his sister) at Hampton Court Palace - where she had apartments from the Queen"."

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1870-1897 Vanity Fair prints  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 15

Published Estimate: €1000- 1500

Price Realised: €2100

  • Dimensions: 15 x 10¼in. (38.10 x 26.04cm)
  • 577 Vanity Fair prints. Caricature portraits of the great and the good of Victorian Britain as published in Vanity Fair. Complete runs from January 1, 1870 to December 23, 1871 (105); two bound volumes, lacking boards and spines, August 28, 1886 to October 5, 1889 and October 12 1889 to June 18, 1892 (233); and January 7, 1893 to December 30, 1897 (239).

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1870s Ireland's Eye Prints.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 17

Published Estimate: €200- 300

Price Realised: €300

  • Dimensions: 14½ x 9in. (36.83 x 22.86cm)
  • Ireland's Eye prints after 'Spex' aka John Fergus O'Hea, ca.1838-1922. Caricature portraits of late 19th century Irish notables including William Robert Wills Wilde, the Duke of Leinster etc. (21)

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Ireland's Eye, 'A Veteran Courser'  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 18

Published Estimate: €80- 120

Price Realised: €80

  • Dimensions: 14½ x 9in. (36.83 x 22.86cm)
  • An Ireland's Eye print after 'Spex', aka John Fergus O'Hea, ca.1838-1922. Caricature portrait of a bearded sportsman in bowler hat holding a horseshoe.

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1881-1886 Irish National League Ballinascreen Branch, Co. Derry, Register of Members.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 19

Published Estimate: €800- 1200

Price Realised: €1050

  • Foolscap, printed card covers, with manuscript lists of members in various townlands including Moyard, Glenganna, Cavenreagh, Cahore, Moneyconly, Moneynand, Drumard, Cornamoney, Tullybrick & Owenreagh, Dunlogan, Darn, Cloan, Gortnaskea, Drapertown, Brackadysart, Straw, Dunmurry, Drumderg, Derrynord and Moydamlaght. Details, including name of landlord and agent, of over 300 members listed, also minutes of two meetings including a proposed protest over the eviction of children from a school in Cahore.

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1881 Irish Land League USA ribbon, membership card and anti Land League pamphlet.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 20

Published Estimate: €150- 200

Price Realised: €0

  • Provenance: With headed paper of Woodleigh, Upper Castle Avenue, Clontarf, typed 'With E. A. Aston's Compliments'.
  • Ribbon inscribed 'Delegate to First National Convention Irish Land League U.S.A. at Buffalo, N.Y. Jan 19 & 13 1881'; The Irish National Land League unissued membership card, printed by Goggin, Dublin, and 'Englishmen! .... The National League, with Parnell..is the enemy of Great Britain' issued by The Irish Loyal and Patriotic Union (pamphlet 37).

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19th century Gold green ensign brooch.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 21

Published Estimate: €300- 400

Price Realised: €0

  • Dimensions: 1 x 1½in. (2.54 x 3.81cm)
  • A 9ct gold and enamel sweetheart's brooch in the form of a 19th century green merchant ship's ensign controversially used by some Irish shipping. A rare representation in jewellery of this controversial flag.

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1897. Grant of Arms to Daniel Tallon, Nationalist High Sheriff of Dublin.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 22

Published Estimate: €150- 200

Price Realised: €320

  • Notice by The Ulster King of Arms in Ireland and Principle Herald of All Ireland, granting a coat of arms to Daniel Tallon, High Sheriff of Dublin and Lord Mayor Designate, incorporating wax seal and enclosed in red and gilt hide-bound box;

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Pre-1881 Royal Irish Regiment cross belt plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 23

Published Estimate: €150- 200

Price Realised: €160

  • Dimensions: 4 x 2¾in. (10.16 x 6.99cm)
  • A Victorian bronze rectangular cross-belt plate, relief decorated with a crowned maid of Erin harp, in a garland of rose, thistle and shamrock; above the Egypt battle honour and XVIII - ROYAL - IRISH"."

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Pre 1881 North Irish Division Artillery blue cloth helmet and metal case  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 24

Published Estimate: €250- 300

Price Realised: €380


1898 Victorian Royal Engineers officer's sword.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 25

Published Estimate: €300- 500

Price Realised: €0

  • An 1897 pattern Wilkinson sword, numbered 35621 for 1898, the blade etched with the regimental badge of the Royal Engineers, the three-quarters basket hilt with Victorian cypher. In dress scabbard and full leather frog.

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Edward VII Officer's cross belt and pouch.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 26

Published Estimate: €150- 200

Price Realised: €150


1914-18 Recruiting poster and an honourable discharge certificate to a Royal Dublin Fusilier.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 27

Published Estimate: €200- 300

Price Realised: €0

  • Dimensions: 30 x 20in. (76.20 x 50.80cm)
  • Depicting a miniature portrait of a 'Tommy' in a gilt oval pendant and the message Make us as proud of you as we are of him!". published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, London, Poster No. 119. Printed by David Allen & Sons Ltd. Harrow, Middlesex. Ref. W.8655 - 15M - 9/15; together with an honourable discharge certificate to 14741, Pte. Patrick Hayes, Royal Dublin Fusiliers."

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1914-1941 Rear Admiral, Royal Navy, Order of the Bath and medal group.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 28

Published Estimate: €2000- 3000

Price Realised: €0

  • The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB), military, with presentation certificate; 1914-15 Star; Great War Medal; Victory Medal; George V and George VI Coronation medals to Rear Admiral Henry Albert Sheridan, Royal Navy; together with a silver napkin ring engraved with the names and dates of Sheridan's ships; a portrait photograph, framed of rear Admiral Sheridan in uniform; a Royal Navy commission signed by George VI; a pair of ceremonial scissors and three photographs of the launch, at Canadian Vickers Ltd. of patrol vessels. The order of the Bath in Garrard case.

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Early 20th century, Irish regimental badges collection.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 29

Published Estimate: €150- 200

Price Realised: €220


1918 Berlin, photographs of troops on the streets.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 30

Published Estimate: €100- 150

Price Realised: €140

  • Dimensions: 5 x 7in. (12.70 x 17.78cm)
  • Includes a photograph of an Army truck marked with hand-painted swastikas and the troops aboard with swastikas painted on their helmets. These pictures were possibly taken during the German Revolution which led to the foundation of the Weimar Republic. (8)

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A collection of various regimental badges, Irish regiments British Army  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 31

Published Estimate: €100- 150

Price Realised: €95


20th century Irish Regiments, commemorative decorations.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 32

Published Estimate: €100- 150

Price Realised: €70

  • A gilt metal and enamel Royal Irish Rangers amalgamation commemorative medal; a white metal Royal Irish Regiment commemorative medal, the obverse with the battle honours of the Royal Irish Regiment to South Africa 1902; and a World War I Connaught Rangers sweetheart brooch. (3)

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Red Cross uniform and badges and a St. John's Ambulance cap.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 33

Published Estimate: €100- 150

Price Realised: €380

  • A large collection of uniform items and cloth and metal badges of the Red Cross. Includes armbands, shoulder flashes, rank badges, cap badges, lapel pins and buttons; together with a St John's Ambulance cap. (180+)

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1904 (March 17) The Weekly Freeman, print  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 34

Published Estimate: €100- 150

Price Realised: €100


1913 Ulster Volunteers photographs.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 35

Published Estimate: €100- 150

Price Realised: €340

  • Dimensions: 6½ x 8in. (16.51 x 20.32cm)
  • A photograph of a large gathering of Ulster Volunteers; an Ulster Covenant, unsigned; and a collection of photographs and postcards relating to the Ulster Volunteers and Ulster Irish soldiers on overseas service. The largest photograph

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1910 (June 26) Letter from Padraig Pearse  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 36

Published Estimate: €2000- 2500

Price Realised: €2000

  • A one page handwritten letter on Scoil Eanna, Rathmines letterhead to Mr Dixon, Pearse's solicitor discussing proposed building works at the 'Hermitage'. Pearse asks, Can you push the thing on now for all it is worth?", and later, "Please push things on." The letter conveys a sense of the pressure Pearse was under to open the new school at Rathfarnham. Signed P.H. Pearse."

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Circa 1912, Postcard from Padraig Pearse.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 37

Published Estimate: €1500- 1800

Price Realised: €1500


1913 (December 19) Padraig Pearse signed cheque.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 38

Published Estimate: €800- 1200

Price Realised: €0


1914 (July 20) Padraig Pearse signed cheque.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 39

Published Estimate: €800- 1000

Price Realised: €0


1968 (September 16) Margaret Pearse letter and signed book.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 40

Published Estimate: €200- 300

Price Realised: €0

  • A two-page letter on Scoil Eanna notepaper, in a carer's hand, to Mrs O'Neill accompanying a copy of The Turf-Cutter's Donkey Goes Visiting, by Patricia Lynch, inscribed in a shaky hand to the fly leaf in blue ballpoint To Lorraine - from - Margaret M. Pearse - 16/9/68"; together with a photograph of Margaret Pearse on her 90th birthday and memorial card for her. (4)"

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Pearse, Padraig. Íosagán agus Sgéalta Eile (Little Jesus and other Stories)  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 41

Published Estimate: €150- 200

Price Realised: €140

  • Published by Gaelic League (Connradh Na Gaedhilge), Dublin (1907). First edition. Light brown soft covers illustrated with a drawing of Íosagán on the front cover; together with four early 20th century Irish language primers. (5)

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1916 Padraig Pearse's portrait.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 42

Published Estimate: €300- 500

Price Realised: €0

  • Dimensions: 24½ x 22in. (62.23 x 55.88cm)
  • Provenance: Purchased by the current owner in 1978 from Hanrahan Auctioneers, Nenagh.
  • A lithographic printing plate for a portrait of Padraig Pearse, after Sean O'Sullivan.

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Circa 1916 Sir Roger Casement memorial plaque  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 43

Published Estimate: €200- 300

Price Realised: €320


1916 Rising, Captain Robert Monteith, autograph signature.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 44

Published Estimate: €100- 150

Price Realised: €100


Constance Gore-Booth Countess Markievicz (1868-1927) NUDE STUDY OF A YOUNG WOMAN  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 45

Published Estimate: €1000- 1500

Price Realised: €1400

  • Dimensions: 23 x 17½in. (58.42 x 44.45cm)
  • Provenance: Mealy's, 'Lissadell House Sale, December, 2004, ex lot 314;Private collection;Adam's & Mealy's 'Independence Auction', 17 April 2007, lot 398;Private collection
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MacBride, Maud Gonne. A Servant of The Queen, signed.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 46

Published Estimate: €300- 400

Price Realised: €0


1916 The Daily Sketch newspaper, bound.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 47

Published Estimate: €200- 300

Price Realised: €440


1916 (April 24) Easter Monday Races at Fairyhouse, race card.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 48

Published Estimate: €1500- 2000

Price Realised: €0

  • Dimensions: 7½ x 4½in. (19.05 x 11.43cm)
  • The race-card of the Ward Union Hunt Steeplechases, Fairyhouse on Easter Monday, 1916. The races were attended by a large number of the British garrison and administration. Their absence from Dublin at the beginning of the Rising facilitated the insurgents in establishing their strongholds around the city. A scarce and important document. 12Pp., buff paper wrappers.

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1916 (24 April) Easter Rising. Midland Great Western Railway ticket to Fairyhouse Races.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 49

Published Estimate: €300- 500

Price Realised: €380

  • A third class return ticket from Broadstone Station to Fairyhouse Bridge on a 'special' train to serve the Ward Union Hunt Steeplechases, Fairyhouse on Easter Monday, 1916. The races were attended by a large number of the British garrison and administration. Their absence from Dublin at the beginning of the Rising facilitated the insurgents in establishing their strongholds around the city.

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1916 (April 24) Great Northern Railway six excursion tickets to Howth  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 50

Published Estimate: €250- 300

Price Realised: €420


1916 Sinn Fein Rebellion Handbook  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 14 May 2016 / 51

Published Estimate: €100- 150

Price Realised: €220

  • 1917 edition of the Handbook, an extremely useful reference on the 1916 Rising. Including casualty lists and lists of prisoners. Complete with printed map illustrating the areas of fighting in Dublin. Published by the Weekly Irish Times.

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