Ulster Museum, Belfast - History & archeology Photos

The Ulster Museum in Belfast displays objects related to the history of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

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Concrete wing of Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Replica of Muiredach's Cross of 10thC from Monasterboice at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Antlers of extinct Giant Irish Deer at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Skeleton of extinct Giant Irish Deer <i>Megaloceros giganteus</i> at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Concrete wing of Ulster Museum (1972). Belfast, Northern Ireland. Architect: Francis Pym.Replica of Muiredach's Cross of 10thC from Monasterboice at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Antlers of extinct Giant Irish Deer at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Skeleton of extinct Giant Irish Deer Megaloceros giganteus at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Skeleton of extinct Giant Irish Deer <i>Megaloceros giganteus</i> at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Model of extinct Giant Irish Deer at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Neolithic pottery from Northern Ireland at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Ceramic urn from County Down at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Skeleton of extinct Giant Irish Deer Megaloceros giganteus at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Model of extinct Giant Irish Deer at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Neolithic pottery from Northern Ireland at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Ceramic urn from County Down at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Stone beehive quern used to grind cereal grains with Celtic spiral decoration at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Polished stone axes found in Malone Hoard in Belfast at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Bronze Age swords & spear from Ireland at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Cup-ended gold bracelet from Belfast at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Stone beehive quern used to grind cereal grains with Celtic spiral decoration at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Polished stone axes found in Malone Hoard in Belfast at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Bronze Age swords & spear from Ireland at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Cup-ended gold bracelet from Belfast at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Celtic gold twisted spiral at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Wearable Clonmore shrine to carry relic of Christian saint but modeled upon pre-Christian tomb design from Armagh at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Silver thistle brooch from Sligo at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Precious metal objects found in Ireland at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Celtic gold twisted spiral at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Wearable Clonmore shrine (late 7thC) to carry relic of Christian saint but modeled upon pre-Christian tomb design from Armagh at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Silver thistle brooch (9th-10thC) from Sligo at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Precious metal objects (9th-10thC) found in Ireland at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Bronze basin from Armagh at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Silver gilt reliquary shrine of St Patrick's hand from County Down at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Grave-slab with cross & name of Cetherna from County Galway at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Grave-slab or coffin lid with cross in Anglo-Norman style from County Down at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Bronze basin (12thC) from Armagh at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Silver gilt reliquary shrine of St Patrick's hand (15thC) from County Down at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Grave-slab with cross & name of Cetherna(ch) (8th-9thC) from County Galway at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Grave-slab or coffin lid with cross in Anglo-Norman style (13thC) from County Down at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Ceramic Irish cathedral floor-tiles at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Irish bronze tripod ewers & heating dish at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Aztec tribute list court evidence from Spanish occupation of Mexico at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Spanish Armada off coast of England painting by unknown Netherlandish artist VHE after which some Armada ships fled via North Coast of Ireland where at least 24 were wrecked at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Ceramic Irish cathedral floor-tiles (13th-14thC) at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Irish bronze tripod ewers (14thC) & heating dish (16thC) at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Aztec tribute list (1555-6) court evidence from Spanish occupation of Mexico at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Spanish Armada off coast of England painting (c1600) by unknown Netherlandish artist VHE after which some Armada ships fled via North Coast of Ireland where at least 24 were wrecked at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Cannons from wreck of Spanish Armada ship Girona recovered from Killybegs Harbor in County Donegal, Ireland at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Iron cannon from grounding of Spanish Armada ship Duquesa Santa Ana at Loughros Mor Bay in County Donegal, Ireland on replica carriage at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Bronze siege gun from wreck of Spanish Armada ship La Trinidad Valencera recovered from Glengivney Bay in County Donegal, Ireland on replica carriage at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Detail of handles on Bronze siege gun from wreck of Spanish Armada ship La Trinidad Valencera at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Cannons from wreck (1588) of Spanish Armada ship Girona recovered from Killybegs Harbor in County Donegal, Ireland at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Iron cannon from grounding (1588) of Spanish Armada ship Duquesa Santa Ana at Loughros Mor Bay in County Donegal, Ireland on replica carriage at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Bronze siege gun from wreck (1588) of Spanish Armada ship La Trinidad Valencera recovered from Glengivney Bay in County Donegal, Ireland on replica carriage at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Detail of handles on Bronze siege gun from wreck (1588) of Spanish Armada ship La Trinidad Valencera at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Objects recovered from wrecks of Spanish Armada ships off coast of Ireland after fleeing failed battle to invade England at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Gold coins recovered from wreck of Spanish Armada ship off coast of Ireland at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Jeweled pendant from wreck of Spanish Armada ship off coast of Ireland at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Dutch silver medal celebrating defeat of Spanish Armada at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Objects recovered from wrecks (1588) of Spanish Armada ships off coast of Ireland after fleeing failed battle to invade England at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Gold coins recovered from wreck (1588) of Spanish Armada ship off coast of Ireland at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Jeweled pendant from wreck (1588) of Spanish Armada ship off coast of Ireland at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Dutch silver medal (1588) celebrating defeat of Spanish Armada at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Silver jug spout with face of Bacchus from wreck of Spanish Armada ship off coast of Ireland at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Wooden Irish mether with four handles to pass drink from hand to hand during feasting from County Armagh at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Silver-gilt ceremonial Adam Loftus cup at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Wooden container for butter stored in bogs for concealment & preservation discovered in 1800s at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Silver jug spout with face of Bacchus from wreck (1588) of Spanish Armada ship off coast of Ireland at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Wooden Irish mether (1400-1700) with four handles to pass drink from hand to hand during feasting from County Armagh at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Silver-gilt ceremonial Adam Loftus cup (1593)at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Wooden container for butter stored in bogs for concealment & preservation discovered in 1800s at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Cattle horn cups at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Bartman jug from Cologne, Germany used in alcohol trade into Gaelic Ireland at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Creamware pottery pitcher by Downshire Pottery of Belfast at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Williamite drinking glass to toast King William III at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Cattle horn cups at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Bartman jug from Cologne, Germany used in alcohol trade into Gaelic Ireland at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Creamware pottery pitcher (c1790s) by Downshire Pottery of Belfast at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Williamite drinking glass (1700s) to toast King William III at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Portrait of Wolfe Tone in French uniform at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Drum of Belfast Yeomanry, a voluntary police force dating back to 1796, at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Ceramic jug celebrates Volunteer military movement of Ireland at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.The 'Dey' time register for workers to clock in & out at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Portrait of Wolfe Tone in French uniform (c1796-8) at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Drum of Belfast Yeomanry, a voluntary police force dating back to 1796, at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Ceramic jug celebrates Volunteer military movement of Ireland at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.The 'Dey' time register (1800s) for workers to clock in & out at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Harland & Wolff shipbuilders timekeeping board used by workers to clock in & out at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Silver tea service presented to Reverend Henry Montgomery of Belfast at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Pro-Home Rule badges at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Erin graphic by Arts & Crafts artist Walter Crane at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Harland & Wolff shipbuilders timekeeping board used by workers to clock in & out at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Silver tea service (1800s) presented to Reverend Henry Montgomery of Belfast at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Pro-Home Rule badges (1912) at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Erin graphic by Arts & Crafts artist Walter Crane at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
RMS Lusitania Medal marks German sinking of Cunard Line passenger ship off County Cork, Ireland with loss of 1,198 lives at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Exhibit marking The Troubles in Northern Ireland at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Objects of Ulster Volunteer Force in defense of Protestant areas of Northern Ireland at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Bomb disposal robot from The Troubles in Northern Ireland at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
RMS Lusitania Medal (1915) marks German sinking of Cunard Line passenger ship off County Cork, Ireland with loss of 1,198 lives at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Exhibit marking The Troubles in Northern Ireland at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Objects (1970s) of Ulster Volunteer Force in defense of Protestant areas of Northern Ireland at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Bomb disposal robot (1972) from The Troubles in Northern Ireland at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
IRA graphic at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Model of Great Southern Railways locomotive No. 800, Maedb built in Dublin at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Gilbert-238 Atomic Energy Lab toy with real radioactive sample & Geiger counter at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
IRA graphic (1970s) at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Model of Great Southern Railways locomotive No. 800, Maedb (1939) built in Dublin at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Gilbert-238 Atomic Energy Lab toy (1951) with real radioactive sample & Geiger counter at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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