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The BMH Photo (BMH P) series
This series consists of some 400 photographs submitted to the Bureau, many of which are instantly recognisable as iconic images of the period. Certain photographs in the BMH, such as the aerial shots of 1916 Rising action sites, are not contemporary and were taken much later by the Air Corps. The original BMH index for the photographs included basic descriptions of 'groups' of photographs from certain contributors. You can search the BMH photograph series by clicking the search icon below. The images were also digisited including the rear of the photos with relevant captions provided. For basic guidance on how to search effectively, please see some tips for effective searching.

Original G. H. Q. Squad
Original G. H. Q. SquadCOPY OF PRINTED INSCRIPTION ON MOUNTING OF THE ATTACHED PHOTOGRAPH. "Presentation to Mick McDonnell, Officer Commanding Original H.Q. Squad of the Army of the Irish Repubblic in the fight for Independence 1916-1921. Signatures of his associates in that unit added on the occasion of his visit to Ireland in 1948". List of Names of the Signatories on the Mounting of the attached Photograph. Seated: Vinnie Byrne, Piaras Beaslar , Mick McDonnell, Frank Thornton, Jim Slattery. Standing :- Frank Bolster, Ben Byrne, Frank Saurin, Joe Guilfoyle, Pat McCrea, Barney McMahon, Charlie Dalton, Joe Leonard, Sean O Tuama, Jimmy Shiels.
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