Top rated - Glass Plate Negatives(1922-1968)
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Soldiers marching order equipment 1924579 viewsGlass plate negative showing a soldiers "marching order" dress. The soldier is demonstrating how to correctly fit and wear this equipment while under the supervision of Commandant McManus. 55555
(3 votes)
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Hurling team in Croke Park446 viewsAn army hurling team sitting and posing for a picture with a gunner and other uniformed men and civilians in front of a stand in Croke Park, Dublin.55555
(3 votes)
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RPRMC Disbandment Parade399 viewsGlass plate negative showing General Mulcahy and General McMahon receiving the National flag and unit Colours at the Disbandment Parade for the RPRMC.55555
(2 votes)
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Guarding the Railways 445 viewsGlass plate negative showing soldiers from the Railway Protection, Repair and Maintenance Corps (RPRMC) constructing a protected dugout trench using sandbags and shovels, beside a railway line. These soldiers are being supervised by an armed Officer carrying a pistol.55555
(2 votes)
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Naval service recruits, Haulbowline, Cork.474 viewsGlass plate negative showing a group of Naval Service recruits celebrating at Haulbowline Naval Base in Cork.55555
(2 votes)
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Artillery recruits, McKee Barracks, Dublin.571 viewsGlass plate negative showing three artillery recruits in McKee Barracks sometime between 1930 and 1968. The recruits names are unknown.55555
(2 votes)
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Vickers machine gun crew545 viewsA Vickers machine gun crew in a prepared firing position sometime before WW2. Notice the Vickers steel helmet that was in service between 1927 and 1939.55555
(2 votes)
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Standing to Attention586 viewsTwo Volunteer soldiers standing to attention on a parade square. Both Volunteers are wearing combat webbing and carrying Lee Enfield rifles with bayonets fixed. Note the distinguishable head dress these soldiers are wearing. Taken sometime between 1934-1939.55555
(1 votes)
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The Salvage Corps at Tallaght Aerodrome.576 viewsGlass plate negative showing the Salvage Corps unloading salvage from a truck from inside one of the hangars at Tallaght Aerodrome. For more information see an article titled "The Salvage Corps", An tÓglách, Volume 6, No 1 (New Series),5th May 1923, pages 3 - 6.55555
(1 votes)
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"V" shape or "Arrow head" formation493 viewsA section of Soldiers practising their tactical drills on the Curragh Plains, Kildare, sometime in 1927. This formation was known as the "v" shape or "arrow head" formation, which was used to move across open ground providing maximum security to the front and rear.55555
(1 votes)
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Cycle patrol in advance formation593 viewsGlass plate negative showing a Cycle patrol conducting tactical training, Supervised by Col O'Connell, Army School of Instruction, Curragh camp, in conjunction with capt Fulham.Note the "Vickers Steel Helmets" the soldiers are wearing and Lee Enfield rifles attached to their Bicycles. Each soldier is evenly spaced and providing security to both sides of the road.Taken at the Curragh plains on 13th February 192855555
(1 votes)
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Signal Flag training279 viewsAn Officer with three enlisted soldiers training and improving their signalling techniques sometime in 1927.55555
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"port Arms" for inspection407 viewsGlass plate negative showing a soldier conducting part of a movement that was to be carried out once given the command "Port Arms", taken in November 1924.55555
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The Salvage Corps demolishing a British Army rest camp.497 viewsGlass plate negative showing soldiers of the Salvage Corps demolishing a British Army Rest Camp near the London and North Western Hotel in North Wall, Dublin. For more information see an article titled "The Salvage Corps" in An tÓglách, Volume 6, No 1 (New Series) 5th May 1923, pages 3 - 6.55555
(1 votes)
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Ceremonial Parade at Arbour Hill Barracks on the 10th anniversary of the the execution of IRA leaders of 1916.386 viewsGlass plate negative showing a firing party and an army band at the graveside of executed IRA leaders of 1916 at Arbour Hill Barracks in 192655555
(1 votes)
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Review Parade, Phoenix Park, 1926345 viewsGlass plate negative showing the Chief of Staff Peadar MacMahon and General Hogan on horseback inspecting soldiers prior to a march past in the Phoenix Park in 1926.55555
(1 votes)
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Officer sword drill420 viewsGlass plate negative showing a mounted officer with his sword drawn and extended vertically into the air. Taken at McKee Barracks, Dublin in 1927, for use in a Sword Drill Manual. Conducted under the supervision Comdt scott (Training).55555
(1 votes)
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Cavalry Corps recruits449 viewsGlass plate negative showing a Trooper and a Cavalry Corps recruits sitting facing each other on a motorbike while the Trooper is playing an accordion. Possibly taken in Cathal Brugha Barracks between 1930-1960.55555
(1 votes)
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Recruits, Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin.431 viewsGlass plate negative showing an Infantry Captain shaking hands with a recruit. In the background a Ford Armoured Cars and truck can be seen. Taken in Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin, sometime between 1958-1968.55555
(1 votes)
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Infantry recruits, Eastern Brigade, 1958-1968561 viewsA group of eight Infantry Recruits from the Eastern Brigade sitting down on wooden chairs sometime between 1958 and 1968.55555
(1 votes)
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Artillery recruits, McKee Barracks, Dublin.406 viewsGlass plate negative showing two recruits receiving a lesson from their instructing NCO on how to load an artillery round into a 25 pounder field gun. 55555
(1 votes)
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Passport photograph taken in McKee Barracks, Dublin.527 viewsGlass plate negative showing 3444 Sergeant Dunne P and Private McLoughlin from the Supply and Transport Company just before they accompanied Officers going to Switzerland for a horse Jumping Competition in 1927. Both soldiers can been seen wearing bandoleers around their shoulders.55555
(1 votes)
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Two boxers sparing.452 viewsTwo soldiers in boxing attire sparing. Note the height and reach difference. Names, dates and location is unknown.55555
(1 votes)
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Company quarter master sergeant making a hurl.442 viewsGlass plate negative showing a company quarter master sergeant (CQMS) from the 4th battalion, Southern Command showing how to make a hurl.55555
(1 votes)
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Gymnast in Cathal Brugha Barracks gymnasium.422 viewsGymnast performing a forward flip on a vaulting horse in the Gymnasium, Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin. The Soldiers name and date of the glass plate negative is unknown.55555
(1 votes)
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"Old Lime Pit" lookout post in the south of Ireland.422 viewsGlass plate negative showing an "Old Lime Pit" at Rathduff in County Cork. This was a sentry position overlooking a double railway. Six soldiers with Lee Enfield Rifles can be seen providing over-watch security for the train crossing the bridge at their location. An Officer can be seen overlooking the sentries ensuring they are providing adequate over-watch.For more information see An tÓglách Volume 1 No 5 (new Series) 21st April 1923.55555
(4 votes)
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All army boxing team 1926644 viewsGlass plate negative showing the all army boxing team who were selected to represent the Irish Army against the British Army in 1926. The Irish team came second during this competition. Names of the soldiers are unknown at this time.55555
(2 votes)
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Lee Enfield Grenade launcher754 viewsGlass plate negative showing an Infantry Sergeant displaying how to fire a grenade from a Lee Enfield rifle from the kneeling position. This plate could have been used for instructional purposes and used in training manuals. Taken on the 6th March 1926 possible in the Curragh Camp, Co.Kildare.44444
(3 votes)
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Carl Gustav sub-machine gun training 585 viewsA section of soldiers receiving instruction on how to operated the Carl Gustav Sub-machine Gun sometime between 1950s-1960s.44444
(3 votes)
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Officer sword drill460 viewsGlass plate negative showing a mounted officer with his sword drawn and being held vertically. Taken in McKee Barracks in 1927 for a Sword Drill Manual. Conducted under the supervision of Comdt Scott.44444
(2 votes)
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Lee Enfield shooting practice304 viewsSoldiers on the rifle range located in the Curragh Camp, County Kildare practicing their shooting skills.44444
(1 votes)
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Wolfe Tone Commemoration, Bodenstown, County Kildare, 1926333 viewsA General Officer in Command and his Staff standing to attention beside a gravestone during a Wolfe Tone commemoration in 1926.44444
(1 votes)
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Recruits training.448 viewsGlass plate negative showing a two star corporal giving a lesson to an Officer, a three star private and two recruits on how to check the oil on a Jeep. In the background are some bren gun carriers.44444
(1 votes)
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Cavalry Corps recruits448 viewsGlass plate negative showing a Cavalry Corps recruit standing on the foot pegs of a BS motorcycle while aiming a Lee Enfield rifle into the air. Possibly taken in Cathal Brugha Barracks between 1930-1960.44444
(1 votes)
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Recruits training.473 viewsGlass plate negative showing three recruits being given a lesson on signal equipment from a two star NCO sometime between 1930-1965.44444
(1 votes)
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Infantry section with Lee Enfield Rifles and Lewis Machine Gun.584 viewsGlass plate negative showing a section of Infantry soldiers carrying Lee Enfield rifles and one Lewis Machine gun, these soldiers are wearing Vickers steel helmets and combat webbing, taken between 1927 and 1931.44444
(1 votes)
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Artillery gun crew conducting drill on a 18-pounder artillery piece.577 viewsGlass plate negative showing an artillery gun crew conducting drills on an 18-pounder artillery piece, on a Mark V carriage, distinguished by its split trails, and a limber (ammunition carriage). This information combined with the Vickers steel helmets dates this glass plate sometime between 1927 and 1939.44444
(1 votes)
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25 pounder field gun with gun crew, McKee Barracks.545 viewsAn artillery gun crew practising their drills on 25 pounder field gun beside E block in McKee barracks sometime during the emergency period. Notice the soldiers are wearing the distinguishable "Tommy" helmets with the Brigade flash on the front of them.44444
(1 votes)
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Tug of war team in training429 viewsGlass plate negative showing a tug of war team training. Names, dates and location is unknown.44444
(1 votes)
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Officer sword drill, McKee Barracks, Dublin.577 viewsGlass plate negative showing an unmounted officer from the Army Equitation school drawing his sword under the supervision of Captain Nolan in McKee Barracks, Dublin, in 1927. This glass plate could have been used for a training manual.44444
(1 votes)
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Artillery soldier, McKee Barracks.526 viewsAn artillery soldier (Recruit) posing for a photograph in McKee barracks sometime between 1940-1960. Notice the white lanyard and artillery collar badges on his uniform.44444
(2 votes)
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Foot Drill378 viewsA Volunteer Force platoon conducting foot drill on a parade square. These soldiers have their Lee Enfield rifles slung over their right shoulders, with their bayonets fixed. Possibly taken in Cathal Brugha Barracks, Rathmines, Dublin, between 1934-1939. 33333
(1 votes)
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Arms Muzzle and bore examination411 viewsGlass plate negative showing a soldier demonstrating the correct movement to conduct once given the command to report arms for inspection. Once this movement was completed an NCO or Officer would inspect the muzzle and bore for ammunition or dirt. Taken in November 1924.33333
(1 votes)
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Arthur Griffith and Michael Collins Commemoration at the Cenotaph, Leinster Lawn, on 17 August 1924334 viewsThe 21st Battalion Marching past the Cenotaph at Leinster Lawn led by Comdt Cunningham.33333
(1 votes)
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Horse on Bridle, McKee Barracks.462 viewsGlass plate negative showing a horse named "Vixen" on the bridle being held by a soldier from the Equitation school, which was under the command of the Supply and Transport Corps at that time.22222
(2 votes)
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Platoon in "T" formation471 viewsGlass plate negative showing a platoon of soldiers preparing to form up in "T" formation.Supervised by Col O'Connell, Army School of Instruction, Curragh Camp, in conjunction with Captain Fulham. Taken at the Curragh plains, Kildare, on 27th January 1928.22222
(1 votes)
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Recruits in McKee Barracks, Dublin.317 viewsGlass plate negative showing six recruits and a Corporal from the Supply and Transport Corps, holding the bridle of a horse sometime between 1931 and 1942. At that time the Army Equitation School was under the command of the Supply and Transport Corps which was located in McKee Barracks.22222
(1 votes)
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RPRMC Disbandment Parade.517 viewsGeneral Mulcahy on the review stand saluting as the RPRMC march past at the Disbandment parade in 1924.11111
(2 votes)
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Officer sword drill357 viewsGlass plate negative showing a mounted officer with his sword drawn, right arm extended horizontally and sword vertical. Taken at McKee Barracks under the supervision of Captain Flanagan and Captain Dwyer, office in charge on the 12 March 1927.11111
(1 votes)
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Lewis machine gun practice306 viewsSoldiers practicing their shooting skills using the Lewis Machine gun while in the lying position and under the command of the commanding officer.00000
(1 votes)
 
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