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Sackville Street in flames, Dublin, May 1916.

Commercial postcard by Eason and Sons for the Daily Sketch, Ireland (1916-1922), 1916.

Sackville Street was at the centre of the Easter Rising (1916) as the General Post Office building was situated there. Leading members of the rebels' Provisional Government held out during the violence. Many adjacent buildings were damaged in the fighting and several shops on the street were looted.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1961-12-594-25

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, London

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1961-12-594-25