AE/ George Russell Collection

The material in this collection consists of illustrated poems, photographs and books of poetry by the artist, poet and theosophist George Russell (AE) 1867-1935. George Russell, also known as AE was one of the founders of the Irish Theatrical Company at the Abbey Theatre. He contributed regularly to the Irish Statesman and the Irish Homestead, supporting issues like Home Rule and the Lock-out of 1913.

Strengths

Collection of personal papers, correspondence and ephemera relating to George Russell (AE) which, along with the Museum's collections of art works by AE, give a fuller picture of the artist and writer.

Physical characteristics

2 boxes of material with over 40 separate items.

Description or Catalogue

There is an itemised listing of material in this collection.

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Coverage

1893
1935
Accrual
Accrual Policy
Closed
Accrual Method
Purchase
Accrual Periodicity
Closed

Material will be added to this collection as appropriate

Added by Armagh County Museum Curator | Last updated on: 08 February 2018