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Title

McQuillan Street, Belfast, 2015

Object Name

PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINT

Maker

Bill Rolston (Primary maker)

Description

Dublin's GPO, the headquarters of the revolutionaries during the Easter Rising, is depicted here under fire after shelling by British forces, with a phoenix rising from the flames. The Proclamation of the Irish Republic is featured alongside portraits of the seven signatories and Constance Markievicz, who was a founding member of the Irish Citizen Army.

Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2024.2.13

Copyright

National Museums Northern Ireland