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Lot 711/7025

Estimate: €300-500

Gun Battle in Talbot Street
[Sean Treacy]
An original photograph, stamped ‘Specimen Only’, approx. 15 x 20cm, showing the British intelligence officer Lieut. Price taking aim & firing, seconds before he was shot dead by the Tipperary Republican Sean Treacy (who himself died in the exchange of fire), 14 October, 1920. With a stamp to rear of John J. Horgan P.P.S.I of Glasnevin, also marked ‘Spare’. V. Rare.
* An iconic photograph from the War of Independence. (1)

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