Last additions - Air Corps Museum Glass Plate Negative Photographs
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Gustav Machine Gun Demonstrations and Manuals408 viewsPlate four is a copy negative showing the cocking piece cap recoil spring. Dec 09, 2013
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Gustav Machine Gun Demonstrations and Manuals404 viewsPlate three is a copy negative showing the gun cocking piece cap recoil spring. Dec 09, 2013
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Gustav Machine Gun Demonstrations and Manuals399 viewsPlate two is a copy from an illustrated manual demonstrating cocking the piece cap recoil spring. Dec 09, 2013
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Gustav Machine Gun Demonstrations and Manuals414 viewsPlate one is a copy from an illustrated manual showing the carrying and firing positions for a Gustav machine gun.Dec 09, 2013
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Group Portrait of Sinn Fein Office409 viewsGlass plate copy negative of a portrait taken outdoors showing members of the Sinn Fein office. Michael Collins and Desmond Fitzgerald are both present.Dec 09, 2013
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Group photograph of army officers537 viewsGlass plate negative of eight army officers, possibly British standing in a line with swords.Dec 09, 2013
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Brigadier General George Adamson and Letter Signed by Eamonn Ceannt437 viewsGlass plate copy negative of a photograph and a letter. The photograph shows Brigadier General George Adamson and another member of the Free State Army standing by a canon. The photograph appears to be have been dated 22 April 1922 and then altered to read 25 April 1922. The letter appears to be dated 10 February 1914.Dec 09, 2013
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Troops in Open Group Shot488 viewsGlass plate negative showing two photographs, the first of which includes eight Free State soldiers, seven of which are carrying weapons, the second image is damaged beyond repair however a part of vehicle and part of a person can be seen in the image.Dec 09, 2013
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Letter to John Curran From the Aviation Department428 viewsGlass plate copy negative of a letter from Captain Charles F. Russell to John Curran of 46 Middle Abbey Street, Dublin. The letter concerns a request Curran has made to transfer from his current unit in the department of aviation.Dec 03, 2013
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Extracts From RAF Docs Re Departure of RAF From Baldonnel 1922408 viewsGlass plate copy positive showing cuttings relating to the departure of the RAF from Irish aviation bases.Dec 03, 2013
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Air Corps Apprentices Lieut. Peterson408 viewsGlass plate negative of a group photo of Air Corps apprentices and Lieutenant Peterson taken in front of a hangar in Baldonnel.Dec 03, 2013
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Group Photo Outside Hangar "C"401 viewsGlass plate copy of a group of Aer Corp Personnel posed out side an air craft hangerDec 03, 2013
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Group Photo in Hangar398 viewsGlass plate copy of a group photograph of Aer Corp Personnel posed in an aircraft hanger.Dec 03, 2013
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Group Photo Troops in Front of Old Hut Air Corps399 viewsGlass plate copy negative showing a group shot in front of a hut in Baldonnel. Colonel Fitzmaurice appears to be seated in the front row.Dec 03, 2013
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Group Photo Troops in Front of Old Hut Air Corps398 viewsGlass plate copy negative showing a group shot in front of a hut in Baldonnel. Colonel Fitzmaurice appears to be seated in the front row.Dec 03, 2013
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Summary of Air Corps 1931-1932438 viewsGlass plate copy negative of a table listing the numbers of officers, NCOs and privates for the years 1931 to 1932.Nov 16, 2013
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Letter to John Curran From the Aviation Department377 viewsGlass plate copy negative of a letter from Captain Charles F. Russell to John Curran of 46 Middle Abbey Street, Dublin. The letter concerns a request Curran has made to transfer from his current unit in the department of aviation.Nov 16, 2013
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Aircraft Log Books for Bristol Fighter I, Bristol fighter III and the Big Fella426 viewsPlate two shows the arrival of Bristol Fighter III on the same day and contains a similar entry relating to the issue of the aircraft to Major General Dalton.Nov 16, 2013
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Aircraft Log Books for Bristol Fighter I, Bristol fighter III and the Big Fella437 viewsPlate one shows the arrival of Bristol Fighter I to the Provisional Irish Government. The book states " Issued to Major General Dalton - Chas F. Russell Capt D.C.A. Commanding Eastern District for Provisional Government of Ireland " and is dated 5 of July 1922.Nov 16, 2013
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Aircraft Log Books for Bristol Fighter I, Bristol fighter III and the Big Fella403 viewsPlate three shows the arrival of the Martinsyde Type A "The Big Fella" to Baldonnel Aerodrome on 16 June 1922. The note is signed by Charles F Russell Captain DCA.Nov 16, 2013
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Civillian Posing in Front of Car Outside Officer's Mess Baldonnel460 viewsOne glass plate negative of a man, possibly an officer in civillian attire posing in front of his car. There are several tri-colour flags in the front of the car.Nov 16, 2013
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Group Photo Officers Nurse Civillians (Hats Off)407 viewsGlass plate copy negative of a row of officers and civillians standing in a row holding their hats in what appears to be a mark of respect. The subject which they are looking at is not visible from the photograph. There are several rows of chairs behind the men. Other officers are visible in the background also holding their hat in their hands.Nov 16, 2013
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Two couples489 viewsGlass plate copy negative of two couples posing in a studio for a portrait. The couples are in formal civilian dress.Nov 16, 2013
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Fitzmaurice and other Air Corps Personnel in Front of Aircraft582 viewsGlass plate copy negative of officers of the Irish Air Corps standing in front of a Bristol Fighter. Officers are named from left to right: Lorcan C. Gogan, John Hume, Oscar A. Heron, Edward F. Stapleton, William P. Delamere, James C. Fitzmaurice, Daniel J. McKeown, Nicholas E. Fogarty, Frederick S. Crossley, Dr. Theo McWeeney, Serge Barnes, Arthur G. Russell, Gerard J. Carroll, Bryan McSweeney, Patrick F. McGrath and Timothy J. Prenderville.Nov 16, 2013
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Historical Uniform Sketch441 viewsGlass plate copy negative of a sketch of a senior cadet officer posing in uniform. The original image appears to have been drawn in pencil and the paper is creased in several places. The picture shows the upper body of an officer who is posing in a chair by a table. The officer is not wearing his hat. The artist has autographed the sketch in the top left. It reads ' Frank [IEAD] 23'Nov 16, 2013
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Historical Uniform419 viewsGlass plate negative image taken at Greenmount Oil Company, Harold's Cross, Dublin featuring Company Director Mr Dobbyn, Laurence J. Kettle (member of Uniform Sub Committee) and George Walsh, IV Battalion, Kimmage company, May 1914. Kettle models uniform approved by appointed Sub-Committee (comprised of Eoin MacNeill and Laurence J. Kettle). A print copy of this image is also located in PRCN/0028/01/027, George Walsh Papers, Military Archives. Nov 16, 2013
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Ancillary Section Capt O'Shea429 viewsGlass plate copy negative of a group portrait of ancillary section Air Corps personnel including Captain O'Shea posing in tiered rows in front of a hanger at Baldonnel.Nov 16, 2013
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Reserve Troops and Armoured Lorry Outside City Hall 1922459 viewsGlass plate copy negative of reserve troops and an armoured Lancia APC outside City Hall on Dame Street. Troops are pictured standing on the steps of City Hall and along the street in front of the building. At least two men are visible inside the Lancia APC. The top of the lorry has been covered with a wire mesh. Several civillians are pictured walking past in the street and one boy with his hands in his pockets appears to be looking directly at the camera. A caption on the top of the picture reads: " RESERVES - Troups and armoured lorry of the National Army outside the City Hall in readiness for a call to the firing line. (FREEMAN photo) 1922"Nov 16, 2013
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Re-Organisation of Air Services418 viewsPlate three shows the Air Corps headquarters organisation chart.Nov 16, 2013
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Re-Organisation of Air Services422 viewsPlate two shows the June 1923 organisation of the Air Corps officers showing the names of each rank. Nov 16, 2013
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Re-Organisation of Air Services395 viewsPlate one shows the statistics for total strength of the Air Corps and the breakdown of officers in various sections. A note at the end records that this proposed organisation never took place due to the army mutiny in March 1924. Nov 16, 2013
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Map of Ireland Indicating Flight Paths408 viewsPlate two is entitled "Aircraft, May 1941" and shows a map of Ireland with a line indicating inland flights and unconfirmed reports.Nov 16, 2013
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Map of Ireland Indicating RAF Strengths443 viewsPlate one shows a map of Ireland with statistics for RAF pilots in the Air Corps 1922-1950.Nov 16, 2013
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Map of Ireland Indicating RAF Bases396 viewsPlate three is entitled RAF Ireland 1921 and shows a map of Ireland showing several military airfields.Nov 16, 2013
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Air Corps Personnel Group Photograph435 viewsGlass plate copy negative showing approximately one hundred and twenty-five Air Corps personnel posing for a group shot in front of a hangar in Baldonnel. The men are arranged in tiered rows with one man lying on his side in the foreground. One face on the far left appears to have been intentionally blacked out on the original photograph.Nov 16, 2013
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