24 Mar. - 28 Aug. 2016

Jack B Yeats: A Broadside

The Model is delighted to present a newly acquired gift to the Niland Collection – a complete set of Broadsides edited by Jack B Yeats and published by Dun Emer and Cuala Press each month from June 1908 – May 1915. Seldom available for the public to see, this rare and fascinating publication was edited and illustrated by Yeats and published in collaboration with his sisters Elizabeth and Susan.

The Broadsides feature contributions by James Stephens, Lady Gregory, Douglas Hyde, John Masefield, Seamus O’Sullivan and others as well as over 100 hand coloured drawings by Yeats.

This exhibition particularly traces the growth of areas of focus that remained with Yeats for his entire career – politics, mortality and the human condition.