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.
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National Army Museum, London
National Army Museum, Study collection