Michael Collins Memorial Card, 1922, Rare.
Michael Collins was Director of Intelligence for the IRA and member of the Irish delegation during the Anglo-Irish Treaty negotiations in 1921. He was shot dead in an ambush on the 22nd of August 1922 in his home county of Cork.
His adversary Winston Churchill wrote of him in later years, “Michael Collins was a man of dauntless courage. He was an Irish patriot, true and fearless......We hunted him for his life, and he slipped half a dozen times through steel claws, fierce conditions and moving through ferocious times, he supplied those qualities of action and personality with out which the foundations of Irish nationhood would not have been re established."
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Dimensions: 16” X 10” approx.
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