Collections of political prints from the 17th to 20th century, including satirical prints relating to the Napoleonic era and Daniel O'Connell and prints on military topics, primarily focusing on the French army and the Battle of Fontenoy.
Extent: 35 items
Content: Prints, Artwork
Languages: English, Latin, French, German
Items from the collection must be requested in advance.
They must be used in the Rare Books Reading Room in Special Collections & Archives.
See Special Collections & Archives' Opening Hours for the hours when this room is open.
Items in the Political Prints Collection are out of copyright.
As many items are annotated the individual copies of each work are considered unique, therefore please fill in the appropriate form before taking photographs or scanning pages.
As some items may be fragile please check with Special Collections & Archives' staff if photography or scanning is possible.
In addition if reprographics are required for publication then permission to use the material must be sought from the Special Collections Librarian.
30 December 2020 - 5 March 2021: As per Irish Government direction from midnight 30 December 2020 all counties are placed on Level 5 under the Plan for Living with COVID-19. The advice is: Stay at home with certain exceptions. Please note this time frame may be extended.
Update: 28 January 2021: From Monday 1 February we are offering the following as alternate means of access to Special Collections & Archives:
Every effort will be made to fulfil scan & deliver / reprographic types of requests, but this may not always be possible due to availability, copyright restrictions, size and condition of materials.
Previous appointment services in Special Collections and Archives are unavailable during Level 5.
If you have any queries relating to our collections please email firstname.lastname@example.org. This email address is monitored regularly.