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‘Flying with Father Browne’

The latest Fr Browne SJ book contains over one hundred previously unseen photographs of Irish Aviation from the early 20th century, including the Aer Lingus fleet

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The life and lens of Father Browne

This is the story of the extraordinary Father Frank Browne SJ, Irish Jesuit and photographer. Favourably compared with the great Cartier-Bresson, Father Browne is generally considered to be Ireland’s most important photographer of the twentieth century.

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Fr Eddie O’Donnell SJ reflects on Father Browne’s Titanic photo album

Religious obedience, Fr Frank Browne SJ was fond of noting, can save your life. He would know, having been ordered off the Titanic by his Provincial. His collection of photographs of the great liner, discovered by Fr Eddie O’Donnell among a collection of more than 40,000 negatives, are an extraordinary record, consulted even by James Cameron for the making of ...

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Fr Browne in Farmleigh

Yale University Press is to publish a major work on Jesuit photographer Fr Browne. Frank Browne, A Life Through the Lens will be launched Sat 1 November in Farmleigh Gallery, along with major exhibition of hundreds of his photos via Davison associates. They believe the book and exhibition will position him in his rightful place as one of the twentieth ...

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Fr Browne’s forgotten war

The famed photographer of the Titanic and Irish man Fr Frank Browne SJ was the subject of a documentary broadcast on RTÉ Television on Wednesday 30 July. It coincided with the launch of the book Fr Browne’s War by Edward O’Donnell SJ, published by Messenger Publications. ‘Fr Browne’s Forgotten War’ featured the work of Fr Frank Browne as a chaplain ...

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Fr Browne’s Titanic Album

Eddie O'Donnell SJ (ed.)

Publisher: Messenger Publications

"The best Titanic photos in the world”, and taken by an Irishman, feature in a newly published edition of Fr Brown’s Titanic Album: The largest extant collection of photos taken on-board the Titanic have been digitalised for the first time and appear in this special edition which marks the centenary of the liner (1912).

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