RDS_treasures_183_OBrien_Exec comm.jpeg
Group portrait of four members of the RDS Executive Committee, depicted around a table covered with a green baize, in the Board Room of the RDS, Ballsbridge; on the table, an architectural drawing for the enlargement of the Pembroke Hall at the RDS,…

RDS_treasures_C23_Weir & Sons_Pack-Beresford cup.jpg
A silver presentation trophy, the tapering cylindrical body on a spreading base, with a Celtic knot decorated stem, with two Celtic knot decorated handles and a similarly decorated band at the rim, the detachable cover with a finial in the form of a…

1939 Dublin Horse Show Poster Design by Olive Whitmore
Poster design for the 1939 Dublin Horse Show, depicting two chestnut hunters and riders in red hunting coats, directed right, jumping from a high bank, against a background of an obscure skyscape, inscribed 'Dublin Horse Show. August 8, 9, 10, 11 and…

RDS_proc_176_1939_spring show.pdf
Annual Spring Agricultural Show to be held on the Society's premises, Ball's Bridge, Dublin, May 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th, 1939. List of prizes.
Utility poultry, table poultry and eggs. List of prizes.
Dairy produce and butter making competitions.…

Members calendar for the 209th session 1939-40. With some notes on the artists and the lecturers visiting Ball's Bridge.

RDS_proc_176_1939_horse show.pdf
Dublin Horse Show to be held on the Society's premises Ball's Bridge, Dublin, on August 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th & 12th, 1939. List of prizes.
Plan of courses for Saturday events.
Official catalogue. Map of premises.
Catalogue of trade stands at the…

Scientific and technical exhibition 28th and 29th March, 1939 organised by the Committee of Science and its Industrial Applications.
Irish National Art competition to be held ... July 1939.
Taylor bequest for the promotion of Fine Arts. Exhibition…

RDS_proc_176_1939_agricultural shows.pdf
Show & sale of pure-bred bulls to be held on the Society's premises, Ball's Bridge, March 7th, 8th, and 9th, 1939. List of prizes.
Catalogue of the show and sale.
List of awards.

The proceedings of the Royal Dublin Society for the year One Thousand Nine Hundred and Thirty-nine (1939).
Minutes of the Royal Dublin Society for the Advancement of Agriculture and other branches of Industry and for the advancement of Science and…

Dan Corry with Red Hugh competing at the Nations Cup, 1939.

RDS_horseshow_military teams_1939.jpg
Photograph of the military teams parading on the main arena during the 1939 Dublin Horse Show.

Billboard in London showing two side by side advertisements for the Dublin Horse Show August 8, 9, 10, 11 & 12, 1939. Great International Military & Civil Horse Jumping Contests. The Greatest Outdoor Horse Show in the World. "You Mingled with the…