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Where: Cork, , Ireland

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When: 10 August 1922

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This is how Republicans left the typesetting machines at the Cork Examiner newspaper offices before Free State or National Army troops arrived in Cork city.

Date: 9 or 10 August 1922

NLI Ref.: HOGW 129

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Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Source: Flickr Commons
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    Michiel2005

    • 30/Nov/2011 12:39:57

    The keyboards suggest that these are the type-setting machines (Monotypes or Linotypes).

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    National Library of Ireland on The Commons

    • 30/Nov/2011 13:18:22

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/govert1970 You're absolutely right! My apologies - description and tags now amended...

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    Ismael Barrera - DIGISNAPSTUDIO

    • 01/Dec/2011 07:13:31

    Amazing image. Love this type of scene. Such clarity!

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    moriscocat

    • 03/Dec/2011 09:01:21

    It´s a powerful image. I recently could see one of this machines in the Science Museum of Granada.

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    BlueisCoool

    • 06/Dec/2011 18:28:28

    What a wonderful and powerful capture !

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    RETRO STU

    • 13/Dec/2011 13:33:48

    They really thrashed that old Linotype !

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    National Library of Ireland on The Commons

    • 13/Dec/2011 14:27:30

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected] They certainly did!

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    Editorial Martín Fierro

    • 01/Sep/2013 14:39:00

    www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/7020985437/