Monthly Archives: June 2013

Feeling Racy…

Feeling Racy…

The Irish Derby race will take place on Saturday 29th June at The Curragh Racecourse.
This 1963 large colourful poster designed by Piet Sluis is both signed and dated by the artist and will feature in our History, Literature and Collectibles Auction in September.
Est: €100-€150

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June 28, 2013 · 10:57 am

President Kennedy in New Ross 1963

KennedyCaroline Kennedy accepts a gift of a painting of ‘President Kennedy in New Ross 1963’ by Irish artist Michael Hanrahan on Saturday 22 June 2013 at New Ross. A second painting – ‘President Kennedy in Cork 1963’ will go on display at The Kennedy Foundation in Boston soon. Aer Lingus have kindly agreed to fly Michael and the painting to Boston so that Michael can deliver it personally. Another painting ‘President Kennedy in Leinster House 1963’ goes ‘under the hammer’ at Whytes Art auction in Dublin on 30th sept 2013 (www.whytes.ie)

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Evie Hone paintings stolen from County Galway church.

EvieHoneGardaí are investigating the theft of six Evie Hone paintings from Kiltullagh Church in County Galway. Studies for these works were sold in Whyte’s in April 2005 for €42,000. Please contact Gardaí if you have any information regarding this crime.

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Programme for JFK’s 1963 Visit

JFKThis original, signed programme for the 1963 visit to Ireland of the “President of the United States of America John Fitzgerald Kennedy” is just one of the many items of great interest that will be offered for sale in our forthcoming History, Literature and Collectibles Auction in September.

Est: €800-€1,200

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The Battle of Vinegar Hill

9766_1On 21 June 1798 the Battle of Vinegar Hill took place in Wexford between the United Irishmen and the British Army.

This large framed print showing the United Irishmen leaders of the 1798 Rebellion will be auctioned in our History, Literature and Collectibles sale in September.

Est: €200-€300

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On this day in 1837 Queen Victoria Ascended to the British Throne.

9843_2This Lafayette portrait will feature in our September History, Literature and Collectibles Auction.

Estimate: €100-€150

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Whyte’s extend a warm welcome to First Lady Michelle Obama & her daughters during their stay in Dublin!

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Illustrated 1954: “Ireland Invites You” tourism poster previously sold by Whyte’s

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