THE 1960S

Ireland in Pictures

Photographs by
Lensmen Photographic Archives
,
Compiled by
Mary Webb
The 1960s

A decade of rapid change caught by two of Ireland’s premier photographers, The Lensmen. Covers everything from the visits of President Kennedy and The Beatles, to lifestyle, fashion and sport as well as the start of unrest in Northern Ireland. Will evoke memories of a bygone age.

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Paperback:
160 pages
Size:
200x200 mm
ISBN:
9781847173034
Category History, Photography

A decade of rapid change caught by two of Ireland’s premier photographers, The Lensmen. Covers everything from the visits of President Kennedy and The Beatles, to lifestyle, fashion and sport as well as the start of unrest in Northern Ireland. Will evoke memories of a bygone age.

'a wonderful collection of images ... the perfect stocking filler ... While all the big moments are here ... it is perhaps the everyday images of ordinary people and daily life which prove the most revealing and charming.'

The Sunday Times Culture Magazine

'the wondrous and unexpected can be found in The 1960’s: Ireland in Pictures'

RTE Guide

'this is an interesting insight into Irish society in this decade'

Books Ireland

'a unique tribute to a vital decade in Ireland’s history ... a stunning collection'

Evening Echo

'these photos bring back a flood of good memories'

Irish American News

'a brilliant addition to our archives of memories'

Books Ireland

'the 1960s collection from the Lensmen archive preserves the hipster decade in all its rakish splendour'

Books Ireland

'It is such a different Ireland; the black-and-white photographs show a country of slim people with relaxed smiles, mostly dressed in their best for the press events covered.'

Books Ireland
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