16 April 2011

First 20 results Previous 20 results   Records 51 to 100 of 611     Next 20 results Last results

Circa 1830 to circa 1880 small collection of autograph letters including writers Maria Edgeworth, James Sheridan Le Fanu, Lady Elizabeth Eastlake, Lady Sydney Morgan and May de la Crommelin.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 51

Published Estimate: €500-700

Price Realised: €0

  • Medium: manuscript, various sizes
  • Three addressed to Lady Dufferin, including one from Emo Park, and an acceptance of an invitation to Clandeboye by Le Fanu, de la Crommelin from Carrowdore Castle with witty observations in the style of Jane Austen on local marriages, Lady Morgan invitation to look "in on my tea pot" to meet Sir David Brewster, Maria Edgeworth part letter with her signature. (7 items)

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


19th Century: Collection of Irish and British hunt buttons  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 52

Published Estimate: €500-700

Price Realised: €650

  • Medium: Gilt brass
  • A large collection of 48 different single hunt buttons, attractively displayed with a frame. Including Queen's County, Enfield, Kilkenny, United Cork, Whaddon Chase, Dumfries, Burton, Tickham, Cumberland, Rufford, Cotswold, Potomac etc. (48 items)

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1832 (10 May) King William IV document appointing Irish justices  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 53

Published Estimate: €150-250

Price Realised: €0

  • Medium: Manuscript
  • Dimensions: 62 by 58cm., 24.5 by 23in.
  • Document dated the 10th of May 1832 appointing Marcus Curtis Esquire of Nuttstown (near Clonee) as a justice in the county of Dublin. With separate frame

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1832: Dower's A New General Atlas of the World  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 54

Published Estimate: €1500-2000

Price Realised: €0

  • Medium: bound half leather
  • Dimensions: 48 by 38cm., 19 by 15in.
  • Forty seven hand coloured maps. Engraved title page with allegorical vignette. With ex libris marking of the Rev. John Morris of Ballinrobe 1837

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1832: Samuel Dickson, Limerick, Irish General Election posters  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 55

Published Estimate: €1500-2000

Price Realised: €1500

  • Medium: letterpress, various sizes
  • A collection of three rare broadsides relating to the Irish General Election of 1832, and the defeat of Samuel Dickson by the Whig party's Thomas Spring-Rice. The first "Death of Sam Dixon" printed within a broad mourning border, with a woodcut of a coffin, a skull and cross-bones and printed text, 54 x 77cm. The second "Inquest on the body of Sam Dixon" printed within a broad mourning border, with a woodcut of a coffin, a skeleton holding a rattan and printed text, 51 by 66 cms. The third "Funeral of Sam Dixon" with a woodcut of a coffin bearing two urns and printed text, 43 by 55 cms. On Sam Dickson’s defeat, The Limerick Herald, Samuel Dickson's political opponent, held a mock funeral and printed posters announcing The [political] death of “Sam Dixon”. Samuel Dickson later became MP for the County of Limerick in 1848. He died in 1850. Very rare early Irish political posters. (3 items)

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


19th Century: Daniel O'Connell signature and engraved portrait  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 56

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €260


19th Century: Daniel O'Connell miniature on snuff box  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 57

Published Estimate: €400-500

Price Realised: €400

  • Medium: painted, black lacquer papier-mache
  • Dimensions: 2 by 9cm., 0.75 by 3.5in.
  • A round Irish, table snuff box, dating from the early 1800s, hand painted with a portrait of Daniel O'Connell on the lid. Showing a side profile of O'Connell wearing a black coat with a white neck cloth and shirt with a frill

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1836 (23 January) Daniel O'Connell handwritten and signed letter  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 58

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €200

  • Medium: three page manuscript
  • Dimensions: 19 by 11cm., 7.5 by 4.5in.
  • Letter written from Merrion Square, Dublin and dated 23 January 1836, written to a Mr. Daniel Brennan about problems travelling due to a horrendous gale

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1844 (30 April) Daniel O'Connell signed letter and engraved portrait  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 59

Published Estimate: €500-700

Price Realised: €650

  • Letter and envelope dated the 27 July 1844 sent by Daniel O'Connell, whilst imprisoned in Richmond Bridewell, to the mayor of Sligo, enclosing a proof copy of a portrait as a token of respect and esteem. With same engraved portrait, printed by T. Carrick and engraved by William Holl the Younger . Both in contemporary doubled sided frame.

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1836 (30 April) Sir Michael O'Loghlen handwritten and signed letter  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 60

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €150

  • Medium: single page manuscript
  • Dimensions: 18 by 11cm., 7 by 4.5in.
  • Letter dated 30 April 1836 written by Sir Michael O'Loghlen, Attorney General for Ireland, a distinguished judge, first Catholic to be raised to the high office of Master of the Rolls and a legal advisor to Daniel O'Connell. A memorial stands to him in the foyer of the courthouse in Ennis, County Clare

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1840: Burning of York Minster - commemorative snuff box  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 61

Published Estimate: €80-100

Price Realised: €140

  • Dimensions: 3 by 10cm., 1 by 4in.
  • Oak snuff box made from the wood and bell metal of York Minster after a fire in May 1840. After the fire B. Mitchell of Manchester and York set up a shop where he manufactured numerous items from the remains of the cathedral. With assortment of coins and hunter case compass

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1840 The Irish Penny Journal Volume I and 1841 The Penny Magazine, Volume I both complete.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 62

Published Estimate: €150-250

Price Realised: €0


1840-1882 framed indentures relating to properties in Ranelagh, Drumcondra and Balbriggan  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 63

Published Estimate: €150-250

Price Realised: €150

  • Medium: manuscript in glazed frames, various sizes
  • 1840 between Christopher Edward wall, of Rathmines Road, and William Moorhouse of Upper Bride Street, concerning property at Mount Pleasant Square, 1875 between Joseph Dollard, stationer, of Dame Street and James Slaver, hotel keeper of Balbriggan, for property in Balbriggan, and 1882 between James Walker and John Sealy of Clonliffe Mills, Co. Dublin, and His Eminence Edward, Cardinal McCabe of Rutland Square, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Dublin, and Very Reverend Michael Verdon, Vice Rector of The Irish College of Rome, executors of the estate of the late Cardinal Paul Cullen of Dublin, concerning lands near the Tolka River at Clonliffe including a mill pond. (3 items)

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1842: Diary of the life of Thomas Day, a fascinating hand written journal  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 64

Published Estimate: €1000-1500

Price Realised: €4000

  • Medium: manuscript
  • Dimensions: 24 by 19cm., 9.5 by 7.5in.
  • A large journal written by Thomas Day in Dublin 1842 chronicling his life with a large number of items affixed to the diary in addition to the text including, calling cards, newspaper clippings stamps including the famous Penny Black, auction catalogues etc. A fascinating record of life in 19th Century Ireland

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1843-1845. Collection of Gun Licences  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 65

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €0

  • Medium: manuscript
  • Dimensions: 23 by 19cm., 9 by 7.5in.
  • Includes pistols, bayonets, blunderbuss, etc. One for a member the Disembodyed Yeomanry." Includes names and addressses of applicants. (14 licences)

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1845. "I. Slater's New Map of Ireland embracing every Alteration"  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 66

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €120

  • Medium: recess printed by Iaac Slater, Manchester, coloured, linen backed
  • Dimensions: 69 by 53cm., 27 by 21in.
  • With some hand drawn delineations of certain counties and railways.

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1845: Renfrew and Ayr Railway Counties Railway compulsory purchase order  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 67

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €0

  • Medium: manuscript
  • Dimensions: 41 by 25cm., 16 by 10in.
  • Letter informing Duncan Alexander Campbell (occupier) and Sir Michael Robert Shaw Stewart (owner) that part of their arable and pasture land in the West Parish of Greenock will be required for the construction of the Glasgow to Largs Railway. Also with Great Northern Railway Co. "Cheap Trip" posters, 22 July 1883 and 4 June 1882

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1847-1907: Irish International Exhibition silk and print  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 68

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €140

  • 1907 Irish International Exhibition silk decorated with scenes of Dublin and 1847 print commemorating the visit of His Excellency The Earl of Clarendon to the Exhibition of Irish Manufactures

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1847 (23 July) Duke of Wellington handwritten and signed letter  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 69

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €620

  • Medium: single page manuscript, with portrait engraving, framed
  • Dimensions: 17 by 11cm., 6.5 by 4.5in.
  • Original hand written letter, dated the 23 July 1847 carrying the Duke's personal postage stamp. Sent to one W. Buckley as Wellington attempts to placate Buckley's concerns from an earlier letter. With an engraved portrait of Wellington, both attractively framed

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1848 (8 and 24 March) Famine Period letters from a Dublin merchant arranging for imports of "Indian corn" (maize) - known as "Peel's Brimstone" to feed the starving  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 70

Published Estimate: €150-250

Price Realised: €280

  • Medium: manuscript, pp2 and pp1
  • Dimensions: 25 by 20cm., 10 by 8in.
  • From James Pim & Co.., 11 Burgh Quay, Dublin, to Abraham Bell and Isaac Harvey in New York arranging for imports of "Indian Corn" (maize), at first unpopular in Ireland and known there as "Peel's Brimstone". The failure of the Irish potato harvests of 1845 and 1846 resulted in widespread famine. Peel, the Prime Minister, refused to ban Irish corn exports which continued, often under armed guard, and instead provided for large scale imports of American maize which was retailed at a penny a pound as part of an extensive food and relief works programme.

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1849-1875: Collection of correspondence to Henry O'Hara QC, Hatch Street Dublin  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 71

Published Estimate: €150-250

Price Realised: €0


THE DEPARTURE OF THE QUEEN AND ROYAL SQUADRON FROM KINGSTOWN, AUGUST, 1849
THE DEPARTURE OF THE QUEEN AND ROYAL SQUADRON FROM KINGSTOWN, AUGUST, 1849
1849 (August) Charles Mottram (1802-1876) The Departure of The Queen and The Royal Squadron from Kingstown - a large engraving Mottram (1807-1876)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 72

Published Estimate: €1000-1500

Price Realised: €1200

  • Signature: with artist's name [Matthew Kendrick RHA] printed in the margin lower left; engraver's name lower right; with title, date and publisher's details lower centre
  • Medium: engraving
  • Dimensions: 50 by 100cm., 19.5 by 39.2 5in.
  • Folio size: 22 by 39.75in. Full title for engraving reads, 'To The Irish Nation the Engraving from the Picture in Her Majesty's Collection of the Departure of the Queen at The Royal Squadron from Kingstown, August, 1849 is Dedicated by Their Obedient Servants The Publishers'. Published by Thomas Cranfield, 115 Grafton Street, Dublin and by Lloyd Brothers and Co., 12 Ludgate Hill, London.

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


Circa 1850: Engraved portrait of Admiral Sir William Fairbrother Campbell K.C.B. Royal Navy  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 73

Published Estimate: €150-250

Price Realised: €0

  • Dimensions: 36 by 28cm., 14 by 11in.
  • A framed portrait of Admiral William F. Campbell engraved by J. Thomson from a picture by C. F. Taylor of Bath. Admiral Campbell was born in Glencarrick, County Wicklow in 1784, served during the Napoleonic Wars with the Royal Navy, later rising to the rank of Admiral.

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1851 (7 February) Edward Cardwell handwritten and signed letter  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 74

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €0

  • Medium: single page manuscript
  • Dimensions: 19 by 11cm., 7.5 by 4.5in.
  • Signed letter sent from Whitehall Gardens, dated the 7 February 1857, discussing an Irish bill put forward by Lord John Russell. Edward Cardwell at the time of writing this letter was an MP for Liverpool and later served as Secretary for Ireland and Secretary for War

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1857 Lease of land in Dalkey to a victualler, with map.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 75

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €0

  • Medium: manuscript, pp1
  • Dimensions: 61 by 76cm., 24 by 30in.
  • Provenance: Provenance:
  • Between William Edward Porter and Gerald Kindelan, victualler, for premises and land on Castle Street, where a victualler's shop still exists today. The Porter family were well known landlords in the area, their main residence being Wolverton on the outskirts of the village.

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1860 reversion of title to lands at Coolock, County Dublin, owned by King Leopold of Belgium and Queen Adelaide of Great Britain  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 76

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €300

  • Medium: manuscript, pp2, in two glazed frames
  • Dimensions: 61 by 71cm., 24 by 28in.
  • These large and attractively presented documents concern King Leopold of Belgium, "the surviving cestue que vie" of Prince Arthur William Patrick Albert and Prince Leopold George Duncan Albert, sons of Queen Victoria, and Her Majesty Adelaide Amelia, Queen of England, David Henry Sherrard of Upper Dorset Street and Sir Charles Compton William Domville, Baronet, of Santry House, concerning lands bounded by the Turnpike Road and the Coolock to Raheny Road. An interesting connection between North County Dublin and the royal families of Britain and Belgium. (2 items)

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1861. Manuscript Address to Joseph Neale McKenna from Bank Shareholders of the National Bank of Ireland  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 77

Published Estimate: €150-250

Price Realised: €0

  • Medium: ink, watercolour and gilt on parchment, gilt tooled green morocco binding
  • With list of shareholder, addresses by directors and an attractive line drawing of the bank. Unique.

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1861 (April) to 1871 (March) Return of Inquests, Carlow.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 78

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €1600

  • Medium: manuscript, pp14.
  • Dimensions: 38 by 48cm., 15 by 19in.
  • A listing of all 295 inquests with dates, names, localities and causes. The latter include "eating mushrooms", "blow of a stone", "falling out of a cart" (or "off of a horse"), "drinking to excess" and "Visitation of God",as well as more usual causes. A few cases of starvation and exposure, a number of abandoned babies, but less than the 1840s.

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1866 Fenian Bond - Irish Republic Ten Dollars Note  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 79

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €200

  • Medium: recess printed by The Continental Bank Note Printing Company of New York
  • Dimensions: 10 by 20cm., 4 by 8in.
  • A scarce issued denomination, signed by JJ Sullivan and Michael Scanlon, in poor condition. Also with this lot a USA One Dollar Silver Certificate, also in poor condition and a miscut Confederate States of America 1861 Five Dollars These bonds were issued in America to fund the Fenian Rising of 1867 and were "redeemable six months after the acknowledgement of the Independence of the Irish Nation". They were intended to raise funds and finance attacks against British interests worldwide. An attempted invasion of Canada took place in 1867. They were redeemed almost eighty years later when Eamon De Valera called the Fenian bonds in. Any outstanding bonds were thereafter valued only as collectibles, which today occasionally show up at auction

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1866: Fenian Bond, Irish Republic Five Dollars  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 80

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €380

  • Medium: recess printed by Continental Bank Note Co., New York, framed
  • Dimensions: 9 by 20cm., 3.5 by 8in.
  • With names of counties in the border, issued 17 March 1866, signed by Sullivan and O'Mahony.

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1866: Fenian Bond Irish Republic Five Dollars  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 81

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €120

  • Medium: recess printed by Continental Bank Note Co., New York
  • Dimensions: 9 by 20cm., 3.5 by 8in.
  • With names of counties in the border, issued 17 March 1866, signed by Sullivan and O'Mahony, in poor condition.

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1890s: Allen Larkin & O'Brien ("Fenian Martyrs") Memorial, Kilrush, Co. Clare, certificate of subscription  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 82

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €100


1867: Manchester Martyrs cigarette silk and commemorative labels  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 83

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €160

  • Cigarette silk of a facsimile of a stamp issued by the Irish Republic during the 1916 Rebellion. Also with corresponding labels/stamps commemorating The Manchester Matyrs, Allen, Larkin and O'Brien

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1866-1872 leases for a whiskey distillery on the River Tolka near Ballybough Bridge and Jones Road  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 84

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €380

  • Medium: manuscript
  • Dimensions: 51 by 34cm., 20 by 13.5in.
  • 1866 assignment Edward Hely to Hugh O'Rorke, 1866 lease Hugh O'Rorke to James Walker and Sealy, paper merchants and printers (known to collectors for their advertising and recruiting posters), 1872 lease Thomas Joseph Young to Walker and Sealy, 1873 leases with coloured maps Walker and Sealy to the Dublin Whisky Distillery Company. The Dublin Whiskey Distilleries commenced operation on the Tolka River site in 1873 but never reached a profitable capacity. It merged with The Dublin Distillers Company (DDC) in 1891, which also had distilleries in Thomas Street and Marrowbone Lane. DDC stopped production at the Tolka premises in 1926, though it is believed a small quantity of whiskey was made there in the 1940s during the war. The company finally dissolved in the late 1940s after the sale of its existing stocks. Some of the remaining distillery buildings were recently converted into apartments called Distillery Lofts.

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


19th Century: Cork cable telegraph station plans and sections  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 87

Published Estimate: €150-250

Price Realised: €0

  • Medium: semi transparent parchment
  • Dimensions: 97 by 91cm., 38 by 36in.
  • Large plan for a cable telegraph station off the Cork coast near Ballycotton with excellent pencil sketches of various areas of the coast. Also with engravings of stained glass windows in Exeter and Westminster Cathedrals etc. (6 items)

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1871: The Graphic Illustrated Newspaper January to June 1871  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 88

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €0

  • Medium: leather bound with marbled boards
  • Leather bound volume of 'The Graphic' an illustrated weekly newspaper, from January to June 1871. 600 pages illustrated throughout, including articles and illustrations relating to the Franco-Prussian War, the opening of the Royal Albert Hall and the French Revolution of 1870-1871.

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1871: Census of Ireland province of Leinster statistics  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 89

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €100


1876 (22 April) letter written by Sir Arthur MacMurrough Kavanagh MP, a remarkable man, born without arms or legs.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 90

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €0

  • Medium: manuscript, pp4
  • Dimensions: 15 by 10cm., 6 by 3.75in.
  • The letter to Thomas Jameson, on parliamentary business mentions "Sir M Beach and Mr Plunket". Also included is a letter concerning Clerks of the Crown and a printed statement pertaining to a proposed bill in which Kavanagh played a part. (3 items including Born Without Limbs - A Biography of Achievement by Kenneth Kavanagh, 1989). Born without arms and legs Arthur McMurrough Kavanagh led a life full to the extent of disbelief. He became a proficient horseman, learned to fish and shoot, all by adapting his stumps, and was extremely well educated and travelled, having completed grand tours of Europe and Asia in his early 20s. He married in 1855, to his cousin Frances Mary Forde-Leathley, fathered 6 children, and was elected an MP to Westminster in 1886. He died in 1889.

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1876: Drogheda Steam Packet Company sailings schedule  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 91

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €100

  • Medium: letterpress
  • Dimensions: 38 by 25cm., 15 by 10in.
  • A rare schedule of sailings between Drogheda and Liverpool for February 1876 with printed etchings of ships, Lord Athlumney and Colleen Bawn.

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1878: Lisburn sewage scheme list of landowners' map and Glenmore Bleach Works plans  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 92

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €0

  • Public Health (Ireland) Act 1878 In the Matter of a Sewage Scheme For the Urban District of Lisburn. The map is drawn in ink (30 x 34 inches) and was used in an action "Richardson and Barbour v. Town Commissioners of Lisburn". Also with architects plans for "Lower Green" Glenmore Bleach Works Lisburn. (4 items)

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1879 (20 February). Marriage Settlement of Lieutenant Colonel John Arthur Henry Moore Brabazon and Miss Emma Sophia Richards.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 93

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €0

  • Medium: manuscript, pp30 in soft red morocc, gilt borders and titles
  • Dimensions: 34 by 23cm., 13.5 by 9in.
  • Outlines in great details the terms and conditions by which certain assets are to be distributed during the lives of Brabazon & Richards and afterwards. John Arthur Henry Moore assumed the additional name of Brabazon by License in 1866. He was the father of John Cuthbert Brabazon Moore, an aviation pioneer and Conservative politician, who in turn was a descendant of the 7th Earl of Meath. The title Baron Brabazon of Tara was created for John Cuthbert Moore Brabazon in 1942. Members of the Brabazon family have been Earls of Meath since 1580, when William Brabazon became the first Earl of Meath. Today, John Anthony Brabazon is the 15th Earl of Meath. His heir apparent is his only son Anthony Jacques Brabazon (who has the title Lord Ardee), who was born in 1977. Enclosed with the document is a letter dated May 1931 signed by C. Moore Brabazon, with an address at Tara Hall, Navan, County Meath

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


A collection of Estate Papers relating to the estate of Mary O'Neill, Late of Killahy, Co. Kilkenny  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 94

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €150

  • Medium: manuscript and typescript, various sizes, mainly folio
  • Wills, correspondence, legal instructions, affidavits, court documents, newspaper report on the case, agreements, sale of lands particulars & more. The case took place in the High Court in Dublin in 1929 & involved a dispute over lands at Killahy, Kilkenny owned by Mary O'Neill who died while a resident at Urlingford workhouse (approx. 100 items).

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1825-1900: Waterford & Tipperary . Estate Papers  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 95

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €150

  • Medium: manuscript and typescript, various sizes, mainly folio
  • Pertaining to William Christmas, John Glanville, Theodore Hughes Eliza Chambers, William Kizbey with Rental Charges on Lands of the Earls of Mountcashel, Lismore, Glengall & the Countess of Kingston 1825-1900, including sketches of property st the Holy Ghost Hospital, Waterford 1825-26 (30 items)

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


19th Century Irish Patriotic Purse  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 96

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €180

  • Medium: gilt and felt,coloured threads
  • Dimensions: 11 by 8cm., 4.5 by 3in.
  • Apparently found by police in Bolton on 2 August 1848 in the possession of "William Francis Naughton, alias William Philip O'Kelly" along with other items suspected of being stolen. With manuscript details by police officer.

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1880. Irish Land League "Agitation". Two illustrated front covers of English periodicals - The Graphic and The Illustrated London News  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 97

Published Estimate: €100-200

Price Realised: €0


1883 (16 March) Charles Stewart Parnell signed letter  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 98

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €260

  • Medium: single page manuscript
  • Dimensions: 19 by 11cm., 7.5 by 4.5in.
  • Signed letter dated 16 March 1883 on House of Commons headed paper sent to a Reverend Christopher Carton S.J. Witth a primitive portrait of Parnell in pencil on obverse.

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1880-1900: John Dillon MP handwritten and signed letter  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 99

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €0


2002:Michael Davitt bronze sculpture  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 100

Published Estimate: €1500-1800

Price Realised: €1650

  • Medium: bronze with green patina (number 2 from an edition of 6)
  • Dimensions: 33 by 13cm., 13 by 5in.
  • A maquette by Mayo based sculptor Rory Breslin, for a life size version that stands outside the Michael Davitt Museum in Straide, Co. Mayo. Signed, numbered and dated at the base. Michael Davitt, a founding member of the Irish National Land League was born in Straide, Co. Mayo during the height of the famine. His family was evicted from their and forced to emigrate to Lancashire, England where Davitt began had his arm amputated after an accident working in a mill at the age of 11. Davitt became involved with the Fenian movement in England and later, in the 1870s and 1880s he was instrumental in the enactment of the Irish Land Acts, and becoming a patron of the GAA and an MP. Rory Breslin studied art at the National College of Art and Design and in various parts of Europe. He co-founded the Head Sculpture gallery in Dublin and has had numerous solo drawing and sculpture exhibitions.

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1880-1917. Kilkenny Estate Papers  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 101

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €280

  • Medium: manuscript and typescript, various sizes, mainly folio
  • Legal documents, wills, deeds, correspondence, records, contracts etc. relating to numerous families in Kilkenny city & county including Richard Walsh Inistioge, George A. Horneck, Mary Reade & Margaret Long Kilkenny City; James Corcoran, Eliza Stapleton Ballyraggett; Richard R. Phillips & Kate Treacy of Coolcullen, near Castlecomer, John & Patrick Gorman, John Staunton, James Rowe & others. (80 approx.)

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


1880: Land League prosecution portraits, Weekly Freeman supplement  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 16 April 2011 / 102

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €0

  • Dimensions: 38 by 25cm., 15 by 10in.
  • Portraits of "the fourteen traversers in the state prosecution of the Land League" published in a supplement to the Weekly Freeman on the 18th of December 1880. Including Charles Stewart Parnell, John Dillon, Joseph Gillis Biggar, P. J. Sheridan, J. W. Nally etc. Framed

  • Have one to sell? Interested in Similar Items?


First 20 results Previous 20 results   Records 51 to 100 of 611     Next 20 results Last results

FREE VALUATIONS: DUBLIN: Informal and confidential advice and valuations for prospective sellers given by appointment at our galleries, 38 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2; Monday to Friday,10am to 5pm. .
ELSEWHERE: send images and details to info@whytes.ie for a free appraisal and advice on selling. We also travel throughout Ireland and Great Britain, and occasionally to the US and elsewhere, to appraise large collections or valuable single items. 
CLICK HERE FOR GUIDE TO SELLING AT WHYTE'S, or watch our video here.

Whyte & Sons Auctioneers Ltd., 38 Molesworth Street, Dublin D02 KF80, Ireland. Tel: +353 (0)1 676 2888 Email: info@whytes.ie
Licensed to conduct auctions by The Property Services Regulatory Authority of Ireland. Licence No. 001759.