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Title

'An Irish Blessing'

Object Name

Postcard

Description

Printed colour postcard showing an illustration of Erin with a large harp by her side. She is holding back a curtain to reveal an Irish landscape with coast line and a round tower in background. There are shamrock sprays by her feet. Printed verse along top of postcard; 'An Irish Blessing; May the saints protect ye, and sorrow neglect ye, And bad luck to the one that doesn't respect ye, And the top of the morning to all that belong t'ye, And long life to your honour - that's the end of o' my song t'e,' L McKay. Postcard is addressed to Miss Archibald, Ballymoney, Ireland. Postal date stamp from Liverpool, 1907. From McKay postcard Irish series, Belfast.

Materials

card

Catalogue Number

HOYFM.2015.228