Photo Archive with over 5 million Irish images from 1952 on with many digitised, captioned
The Irish Photo Archive Lensmen Collection was established in 1952 in Ireland and is a valuable resource for those interested in Irish history, as well as for researchers, historians, and photographers.
The collection includes a vast array of photographs, diaries, ledgers, and caption sheets that document Irish life and culture over the years. Some of the most notable events captured in the collection include political events, farming and agriculture, car and motor vehicles, music, and celebrity visits to Ireland.
The collection includes photographs of famous musicians such as the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, as well as political figures such as John F. Kennedy during his presidential visit to Ireland in 1963 and the papal visit to Ireland in 1979.
The collection also features photographs of movie stars who visited Ireland, such as James Stewart, and Maureen O'Hara, Princess Grace Kelly and Prince Rayina Monoco, Kings, Queens, Presidents, Bishops, Rock Stars, Sporting Legends as well as other notable figures such as Muhammad Ali, Pope John Paul II,
The photographs in the collection offer a unique insight into the social and cultural history of Ireland over the last century, and the diaries and ledgers provide further context and detail to help researchers and historians better understand the events and people captured in the photographs.
Overall, the Irish Photo Archive Lensmen Collection is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in Irish history, culture, and society, and it continues to be an important part of Ireland's cultural heritage. All original Negatives are in the collection with clear copyright, It's a big collection and the buyer would need to wherewith all to manage it but its value will increase with time making it a good investment apart from the fantastic cultural value.