Early 20th Century Cast brass Bust of Éamon de Valera Irish Statesman
Early 20th Century Cast brass Bust of Éamon de Valera Irish Statesman.
Éamon de Valera was an Irish statesman and political leader. He served several terms as head of government and head of state and had a leading role in introducing the 1937 Constitution of Ireland. De Valera was a commandant of Irish Volunteers at Boland's Mill during the 1916 Easter Rising. The bust is attached to a Connemara marble base, which may not be original to the piece. The bust stands 8.5cms high including plinth.