Sunday February 23, 2020

Another 1916 Proclamation under hammer at Sotheby’s

The article's estimate is £100,000-£150,000

10th July, 2016
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Could this be its final appearance at auction in the centenary year? Yes, yet another Proclamation will go under the hammer in London this week, estimate £100,000-£150,000.

A second Easter Rising lot is the diary of Lieutenant Henry Douglas of the Robin Hood Battalion of the Sherwood Foresters. This describes raids on the homes of suspected rebels, including Douglas ffrench-Mullen, whose mother proved “very sarcastic”, and Countess Markievicz, “place so full of incriminating...

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