Eastside of Sackville Street between Abbey Street and North Earl Street.
Crowds gather in the distance as access to Sackville Street and the area around the GPO is restricted by a row of Dublin Metropolitan Police (The DMP),
There is a full view of Nelson’s Pillar, A lone British soldier motor cyclist, and a Red Cross Ambulance also motoring west along Sackville Street.
Opposite the GPO, from Cathedral Street and Earl Street, an area fronted by Clery’s department store was completely destroyed by shelling and fire. The Gable end of Messrs Clery’s Drapery establishment and The Imperial Hotel on the right of the image No. 21 to 27 Sackville St. next to the ruins of the Munster and Leinster Bank at 30 Lower Sackville Street. In between the ruins of No.28 Richard Allen Tailor and No.29 Frs. O’Farrell (Ltd) Tobacco importer.
High Quality image from the Original glass plate courtesy of (with Reproduction permission) the National Library of Ireland
Size 30cm x 20cm (12” x 8”)