|J. M. SYNGE (Frontispiece)|
From an oil painting by James Paterson, R.S.A., 1913. Appearing as portrait No. 9 in Appendix B of this book, and reproduced for the first time by courtesy of the Artist. With autograph signature "Yours cordialy -- J. M. Synge:"
|COAT-OF-ARMS OF THE SYNGE FAMILY|
(Title-page, also front outside page of family tree) To face page
Where J. M. Synge stayed when a boy. Now the property of the late Mr. E. M. Synge's heirs. From a hitherto unpublished photograph by Miss M. B. Synge ( August, 1904). The lady on the left is Miss Emily Synge, who built the cottage.
From a hitherto unpublished photograph taken by Mr. E. M. Stephens (Synge's nephew), circa 1897. By courtesy of Mr. E. M. Stephens and Mr. E. H. Synge. ("Ben" is the dog referred to in Synge's unreprinted Wicklow sketch, An Autumn Night in the Hills, published in "The Gael" ( New York), April, 1913, p. 117.)
From a hitherto unpublished snapshot taken by Pan Karel Mušek ( July, 1906). By courtesy of Pan Karel Mulek.
From a pen-and-ink sketch by his father, Mr. John B. Yeats, R.H.A. The frontispiece to "Mosada" ( 1886). Reproduced by kind permission of Mr. T. W. Rolleston. ("Mosada," a dramatic poem by W. B. Yeats, first appeared under Mr. Rolleston's Editorship in the Dublin University Review for June, 1886, and was immediately reprinted as a booklet or brochure. It has not been included in Mr. Yeats's Collected Works, and the above portrait, which appeared only in the booklet, is now exceedingly scarce.)
From a hitherto unreproduced photograph taken by James Paterson, R.S.A., in 1908 (together with the published photograph appearing as portrait No. 8 in Appendix B of this book). By courtesy of Mr. James Paterson.