Most viewed - Air Corps Museum Glass Plate Negative Photographs
Lucan, County Dublin465 viewsAerial photograph of the center of Lucan Village
Vespa Aircraft Front and Side Views463 viewsGlass plate copy negatives of a Vickers Vespa, Vickers Type 208 Vespa V, serial V8. This aircraft was delivered to Baldonnel 5 April 1931 and written-off 12 June 1940. The image shows a front and side views of the aircraft. Glass plate one shows a front view of the aircraft and the serial number cannot be seen. Glass plate two and three show side views of the aircraft with the serial number visible.
Troops on the March Curragh460 viewsGlass plate copy negative of Irish Free State troops marching to the Curragh after the take-over in May 1922. A caption below the image reads " A Company of Free State soldiers passing through The Curragh on their way to the camp after the taking-over ceremony '
Army Jumping Team460 viewsPlate four shows five officers posing in front of a door of the Army Equitation School.
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.
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"
Valencia Island "Cable Ship"459 viewsAerial photograph of the ship "Valencia Island"
Naas town, County Kildare458 views
Folding Parachute in A.R.S. Baldonnel457 viewsGlass plate negative of a possibly staged photograph showing the folding of a parachute in a hangar in Baldonnel. The parachute is being folded on a workbench in the foreground of the image. Aircraft visible in the background include EI AAA, a Bristol Fighter (type 14 F2B Fighter MK II serial 21) and an Airco DH9 (serial number 8). Written in green pen on the top of the glass plate: " 20.3.1930 F.L. 7.25" G110 Folding Parachute in A.R.S. Baldonnel "
Hoisting the Flag at the Curragh457 viewsThe first glass plate contains the caption " A Group of Free State Officers salute the Irish Flag after being hoisted on the Water Tower, Curragh Camp '. The flag is not visible in plate one.
Internment Camp Curragh455 views
Aerial view of unknown location455 viewsOne glass plate negative of an unknown location
Richmond Hospital, Dublin453 views
Naas town, County Kildare453 views
Custom House Dublin451 viewsGlass plate negative showing the Custom House, railway track, ships moored on the Liffey and the surrounding area.
St. Laurence's Gate, Drogheda451 viewsAerial photograph of St. Laurence's Gate
Group Photograph in Front of a Line up of Miles Magisters451 viewsGlass plate negative possibly showing the blessing of the Miles M14 Magister 1s.
Officer's Mess Gardens449 views
Richmond Hospital, Dublin449 views
Peamount Sanatorium449 views
Apprentices448 views
Internment Camp Curragh448 views
Collinstown Aerodrome448 views
Hurricanes in Flight448 views
Bureau of Military History Image448 views
Collinstown Aerodrome447 views
Dun Laoghaire Harbour446 viewsAerial photograph of Dun Laoghaire harbour and the surrounding coastline.
'Air Corps Equipment Ballsbridge445 views
Kohl - The Kaiser - Fitzmaurice - Hunefeld : The Bremen Crew444 viewsGlass plate copy negative of (from left to right) Hermann Kohl, ex-Kaiser Wilhelm II, Colonel James C. Fitzmaurice and Ehrenfried Gunther Freiherr von Hunefeld
Kingsbridge Station, Dublin444 viewsGlass plate negative showing Kingsbridge Station [Huestion] located in Dublin, also captured in this photograph is the Wellington monument and part of the Guinness Brewery.
Killester Housing Scheme Dublin444 views
Workshops Baldonnel 1938443 viewsGlass plate copy negative showing what appears to be a staged photograph of apprentices at work under supervision in a workshop at Baldonnel.
Officer's Mess Gardens443 views
Map of Ireland Indicating RAF Strengths443 viewsPlate one shows a map of Ireland with statistics for RAF pilots in the Air Corps 1922-1950.
Portobello Barracks Dublin443 viewsGlass plate negative showing Portobello barracks.
Collinstown Aerodrome443 views
Cattle Market Dublin442 viewsGlass plate negative showing the cattle market and the surrounding area in Dublin City.
Newland's Cross, County Dublin442 viewsAerial photograph of Newland's Cross and the area surrounding it.
Valencia Island "Coastguard Station"442 viewsAerial photograph of Valencia Island Coastguard Station and the surrounding area
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'
Richmond Hospital, Dublin441 views
Croke Park441 viewsAerial photograph of Croke Park
Collinstown Aerodrome441 views
Miles Magisters on Grass440 views
Richmond Hospital, Dublin440 views
Inchicore Church440 views
Troops in Armoured Car439 viewsGlass plate negative showing a Rolls Royce Armoured Car with a tri-colour suspended from the car, seven personnel are posed in the photograph, two of which are in uniform.
Gloster Gladiators Formation439 viewsGlass plate negative showing three Gloster Gladiators flying in formation, the tail numbers 24, 25 & 26 are identifiable.
Officer's Mess Gardens438 views
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.
Collins, Griffiths Memorial, Leinster House438 viewsGlass plate negative showing the Collins, Griffiths Memorial located in the grounds of Leinster House, Dublin.
St. Columba's College Rathfarnham438 views
Naas town, County Kildare438 views
Hurricanes in Flight438 views
BF III Crash437 viewsGlass plate copy negatives of Bristol Fighter F2B Fighter serial III which crashed at Naas, Kildare 17 July 1922. Images shows the wreck of the aricraft on the ground taken from each both sides and the rear. The aircraft had arrived in Baldonnel 10 July 1922. Glass plate one has been identifed on the envelope as Bristol Fighter II which was delivered to Baldonnel 4 July 1922 and was written off after a crash at Castlebagot, Baldonnel 23 Jan 1924 in which Lieutenant R. T. Nevin was killed. The image, however, appears to be that of the BF III crash on 17 July 1922. Glass plate two and three both show the serial number of the aircraft BF III.
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.
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.
Spike Island437 viewsGlass plate negative the full island of Spike Island.
Fairey IIIF436 viewsThe first staged image shows the Fairey being examined inside a hangar. A man who appears to be in civilian attire and a member of the Free State Army examine the front of the aircraft while a mechanic appears to examine the underside of the back.
Collinstown Aerodrome436 views
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