"The honourable Gerald Ward A. D. C., agreeably surprised, made haste to reply." (U10.1235)
This PC shows the viceregal cavalcade (1906) near the statue of King Billy, with the newly appointed viceroy Lord Aberdeen, who succeded Lord Dudley. Lord Dudley later became Governor-General of Australia (1908 - 1911).
"At Ponsonby's corner a jaded white flagon H. halted and four tallhatted white flagons halted behind him, E.L.Y'S, while outriders pranced past and carriages. Opposite Pigott's music warerooms Mr Denis J Maginni, professor of dancing &c, gaily apparelled, gravely walked, outpassed by a viceroy and unobserved." (U10.1236)
"By the provost's wall came jauntily Blazes Boylan, stepping in tan shoes and socks with skyblue clocks to the refrain of My girl's a Yorkshire girl." (U10.1240)
"Blazes Boylan presented to the leaders' skyblue frontlets and high action a skyblue tie, a widebrimmed straw hat at a rakish angle and a suit of indigo serge. His hands in his jacket pockets forgot to salute but he offered to the three ladies the bold admiration of his eyes and the red flower between his lips." (U10.1242)
"As they drove along Nassau street His Excellency drew the attention of his bowing consort to the programme of music which was being discoursed in College park. Unseen brazen highland laddies blared and drumthumped after the cortege:
But though she's a factory lass
And wears no fancy clothes.
Yet I've a sort of a
Yorkshire relish for
My little Yorkshire rose.
"Thither of the wall the quartermile flat handicappers, M. C. Green, H.Thrift, T. M. Patey, C. Scaife, J. B. Jeffs, G. N. Morphy, F. Stevenson, C. Adderly and W. C. Huggard, started in pursuit.
Striding past Finn's hotel Cashel Boyle O'Connor Fitzmaurice Tisdall Farrell stared through a fierce eyeglass across the carriages at the head of Mr M. E. Solomons in the window of the Austro-Hungarian viceconsulate. Deep in Leinster street by Trinity's postern a loyal king's man, Hornblower, touched his tallyho cap." (U10.1258)
"As the glossy horses pranced by Merrion square Master Patrick Aloysius Dignam, waiting, saw salutes being given to the gent with the topper and raised also his new black cap with fingers greased by porksteak paper. His collar too sprang up. (U10.1265)
"The viceroy, on his way to inaugurate the Mirus bazaar in aid of funds for Mercer's hospital, drove with his following towards Lower Mount street. He passed a blind stripling opposite Broadbent's. In Lower Mount street a pedestrian in a brown macintosh, eating dry bread, passed swiftly and unscathed across the viceroy's path." (U10.1268)
"At the Royal Canal bridge, from his hoarding, Mr Eugene Stratton, his blub lips agrin, bade all comers welcome to Pembroke township. At Haddington road corner two sanded women halted themselves, an umbrella and a bag in which eleven cockles rolled to view with wonder the lord mayor and lady mayoress without his golden chain. On Northumberland and Lansdowne roads His Excellency acknowledged punctually salutes from rare male walkers, the salute of two small schoolboys at the garden gate of the house" (U10.1272)
"said to have been admired by the late queen when visiting the Irish capital with her husband, the prince consort," (U10.1280)
"in 1849" (U10.1281)
A CDV showing views of Dublin (1860s) not too long after the royal visit. Notice Carlisle bridge (no O' Connell monument), Tommy Moore's roguish finger, Nelson's pillar (no turnstile entry), the Custom House (no loopline), and King Billy's horse pawing the air.
"and the salute of Almidano Artifoni's sturdy trousers swallowed by a closing door." (U10.1281)