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Title: Improvised armoured car in front of the Granville Hotel on Sackville St. during the 1916 Rising.
Authors: The Manchester Guardian History of the War 1914-18
Keywords: Manchester Guardian History of the War
Granville Hotel
Sackville Street
Armoured car
Inchicore Works
1916 Rising
Issue Date: 1919
Publisher: John Heywood Ltd., Dublin and Manchester.
Description: Improvised armoured car in front of the Granville Hotel on Sackville St. during the 1916 Rising. The vehicle comprised of a locomotive boiler on the back of a flatbed truck. These were built by the Great Southern and Western Railway Works in Inchicore by order of the British Military and had a single line of openings on either side through which a rifle could be aimed. The "holes" above and below the middle row were dummy apertures painted on to confuse snipers. Original Caption: The boiler mounted on a motor lurry [sic] which was used as a movable fort during the street fighting
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10599/11473
Latitude: 53.350986
Longitude: -6.260720
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Appears in Collections:1916-1921: Revolution

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