The Making of the Great 1913 Lockout Tapestry book available to buy now
A limited edition commemorative book outlining the background and production of the 1913 Lockout Tapestry is now available to buy from SIPTU and selected bookshops in Dublin.
The Making of the Great 1913 Lockout Tapestry details the background and those who helped produce each of its 30 panels designed by artists Robert Ballagh and Cathy Henderson. Featuring a full colour picture of each of the Tapestry’s panels and with only 600 available the book makes the perfect gift for all those with an interest in Irish labour history or handicrafts.
A number of the Irish Patchwork Society members around the country were involved with making some of the panels, and photo's and details about these are included in the book.
Copies of the The Making of the Great 1913 Lockout Tapestry are available from the SIPTU Communications Department (Liberty Hall), the Glasnevin Cemetery Museum Bookshop, the Abbey Theatre, the National Gallery Bookshop and Books Upstairs, 36 College Green, Dublin 2.
The book costs €15 with an additional €6 for post and packaging.