Exhibition of Christmas Cards

Monday, December 14, 2020 - 09:00 to Friday, January 8, 2021 - 13:00
Library Foyer

A selection of Christmas cards from the Airfield Archive, which is cared for by the OPW-Maynooth University Archive and Research Centre at Castletown House, is on display in the Library Foyer. The exhibition shows beautiful examples of greeting cards sent to members of the Overend family at Airfield, Dundrum. The cards date from 1860-1984. They were designed by known printers Ernest Nister, Raphael Tuck & Sons, Hildesheimer & Faulkner, W. Hegelberg Sharpe’s Classic, and Misch & Co.
An online exhibition of the cards, curated by Nicola Kelly, Archivist, OPW-Maynooth University Archive and Research Centre can be viewed here; https://sway.office.com/rxyLuMDYh0O2GQUt?ref=Link