On this day: a post-war wedding.

Creator-_H__Allison_&_Co__Photographers_(5511923143)14th September 1945 Burton family of Caledon, County Tyrone County Armagh Northern Ireland - Wedding Portrait

14th September 1945: Less than two weeks after the end of the war, and after six years and one day of conflict, the Burton family of Caledon, Northern Ireland celebrate a wedding. Note the groom appears to be in uniform.

Northern Ireland was bombed by the Nazis during the Second World War, in the so-called Belfast Blitz.

The village of Caledon is in County Tyrone, on the border with County Armagh. The Earl of Caledon resides there.

On this day: Rural Ireland in 1911

These images, taken by H. Allison & Co. Photographers and dated the 3rd of August, 1911, show life in rural County Armagh, Ireland.

Now part of Northern Ireland, this is the predominantly Catholic area of Derrynoose, specifically the townland of Tivnacree.

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Ireland Creator-_H__Allison_&_Co__Photographers_(6022012160)Campbell family of Tivnacree, Derrynoose, County Armagh. Three men and two women outside a country house with a horse and bicy

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Ireland Creator-_H__Allison_&_Co__Photographers_(6021458203)Campbell family of Tivnacree, Derrynoose, County Armagh. Three men and two women outside a country house with a horse and bicy

On this day: a family portrait at the end of a war

The Hughes family of 129 Railway Street, Armagh, Northern Ireland pose in military-style clothing on the 19th of July, 1945. Less than a month later VJ Day (the surrender of Japan) occurred, effectively ending the Second World War.

The extensive archives of photographers H. Allison & Co., based in County Armagh, are now available through Wikimedia Commons.

Creator-_H__Allison_&_Co__Photographers_(6174941465)Hughes family of 129 Railway Street, Armagh, County Armagh. Portrait. 19th July 1945.