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The 1950s: Ireland in Pictures

Ireland's premier photographers, The Lensmen, captured the essence of life in Ireland during the 1950s in their stunning and thought provoking images. This collection offers a fascinating insight into the cultural and political events of the decade. Showcasing an era of change in Ireland, this book is a celebration of a time gone by.
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The Lensmen Photographic Agency is the leading press and social photographer in Ireland. The archive dates back to the early 1950s and is comprised of over 400,000 images, documenting every aspect of life in contemporary Ireland.


'a welcome stocking filler for older relatives and friends' -- Irish Farmers Monthly 'a comforting stroll down memory lane' -- Irish Farmers Monthly 'a gem on every page in this terrific book' -- Ireland's Own 'a great piece of work' -- Ireland's Own 'stunning and thought-provoking images' -- Ireland's Own 'one of the best picture books to appear this year' -- Irish Independent 'a beguiling collection of monochrome photographs from a very different Ireland' -- Books Ireland 'fascinating' -- Donegal Democrat 'thought-provoking' -- Donegal Democrat 'stunning' -- Donegal Democrat 'superb' -- The Avondhu 'will bring hours of joy' -- The Irish Field 'the perfect gift to give at any time, but especially at Christmas' -- The Irish Field 'a celebration of a decade, and is all the more beautiful for being so' -- The Irish Field 'a superb representation of life in Ireland' -- The Irish Field 'evocative' -- Ballincollig News splendid compilation ... highly recommended ... a real page-turner -- Ireland's Own

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