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Civic and Ecclesiastical Architecture of Georgian Dublin Collection

Abstract: Selection of 35mm slides from the collection of the School of Art History and Cultural Policy, focusing on the civic and ecclesiastical architecture of eighteenth-century Dublin.

In collection Irish Virtual Research Library and Archive (IVLRA)

  1. St Werburgh (C. of I.), Werburgh Street: façade
  2. St Werburgh (C. of I.), Werburgh Street: façade detail
  3. St George (C. of I.), Hardwicke Place: view from Hardwicke Street
  4. St George (C. of I.), Hardwicke Place: façade
  5. St George (C. of I.), Hardwicke Place: façade and SW elevation
  6. St George (C. of I.), Hardwicke Place: spire (lower stage)
  7. St George (C. of I.), Hardwicke Place: spire (upper stage)
  8. Dr Steeven's Hospital, Steeven's Lane: north front
  9. Dr Steeven's Hospital, Steeven's Lane: centre of north front
  10. Dr Steeven's Hospital, Steeven's Lane: east door
  11. Dr Steeven's Hospital, Steeven's Lane: courtyard
  12. Royal College of Surgeons, St Stephen's Green: façade
  13. Royal College of Surgeons, St Stephen's Green: façade (detail)
  14. Custom House, Custom House Quay: view from City Quay
  15. Custom House, Custom House Quay: façade (view from George's Quay)
  16. Custom House, Custom House Quay: detail of portico
  17. Custom House, Custom House Quay: detail of portico
  18. Custom House, Custom House Quay: rear elevation
  19. Custom House, Custom House Quay: rear elevation (detail)
  20. Custom House, Custom House Quay: façade detail
  21. Custom House, Custom House Quay: façade detail
  22. Custom House, Custom House Quay: façade detail
  23. Royal Exchange (City Hall), Cork Hill: view from Parliament Street
  24. Royal Exchange (City Hall), Cork Hill: north front
  25. Royal Exchange (City Hall), Cork Hill: west front
  26. Royal Exchange (City Hall), Cork Hill: west front (detail)
  27. Royal Exchange (City Hall), Cork Hill: cupola
  28. General Post Office, O'Connell Street: façade
  29. General Post Office, O'Connell Street: portico (detail)
  30. General Post Office, O'Connell Street: portico (entablature)
  31. General Post Office, O'Connell Street: elevation (detail)
  32. Rotunda Hospital, Parnell Street: façade
  33. Rotunda Hospital, Parnell Street: façade (detail of south front)
  34. Rotunda Hospital, Parnell Street: detail of colonnade
  35. Rotunda Hospital, Parnell Street: Assembly Rooms
  36. Newcomen Bank (Dublin City Council Rates Office), Cork Hill: principal façade to Castle Street
  37. Newcomen Bank (Dublin City Council Rates Office), Cork Hill: side elevation
  38. Newcomen Bank (Dublin City Council Rates Office), Cork Hill: relieving arch
  39. St Mary (C. of I.), Mary Street: side elevation
  40. St Mary (C. of I.), Mary Street: east window
  41. SS Michael and John, Exchange Street Lower: façade
  42. SS Michael and John, Exchange Street Lower: rear elevation to Essex Street West
  43. St Patrick's Hospital, Bow Lane: façade
  44. Duke of Gloucester Chapel, Sean MacDermott Street: façade
  45. Dublin Castle, Cork Hill: Upper Castle Yard, gate
  46. Dublin Castle, Cork Hill: Upper Castle Yard, Bedford Tower
  47. Dublin Castle, Cork Hill: Upper Castle Yard, Bedford Tower
  48. Dublin Castle, Cork Hill: Chapel Royal
  49. Dublin Castle, Cork Hill: Treasury Block
  50. Dublin Castle, Cork Hill: Guard House
  51. Dublin Castle, Cork Hill: State Apartments, garden front
  52. Dublin Castle, Cork Hill: State Apartments, garden front (centrepiece)
  53. Four Courts, Inns Quay: view of principal block
  54. Four Courts, Inns Quay: view from Father Mathew Bridge
  55. Four Courts, Inns Quay: view from O'Donovan Rossa Bridge
  56. Four Courts, Inns Quay: portico detail
  57. Four Courts, Inns Quay: portico detail
  58. Parliament House (Bank of Ireland), College Green: principal façade
  59. Parliament House (Bank of Ireland), College Green: colonnade detail
  60. Parliament House (Bank of Ireland), College Green: colonnade detail
  61. Parliament House (Bank of Ireland), College Green: portico for House of Lords
  62. Parliament House (Bank of Ireland), College Green: portico for House of Lords
  63. Parliament House (Bank of Ireland), College Green: exterior panorama
  64. Parliament House (Bank of Ireland), College Green: exterior panorama
  65. Parliament House (Bank of Ireland), College Green: exterior panorama
  66. Parliament House (Bank of Ireland), College Green: exterior panorama
  67. Parliament House (Bank of Ireland), College Green: exterior panorama
  68. Parliament House (Bank of Ireland), College Green: exterior detail
  69. Trinity College Dublin, College Green: west front
  70. Trinity College Dublin, College Green: west front (pavilion detail)
  71. Trinity College Dublin, College Green: west front (SW corner)
  72. Trinity College Dublin, College Green: Parliament Square
  73. Trinity College Dublin, College Green: Chapel
  74. Trinity College Dublin, College Green: Old Library
  75. Trinity College Dublin, College Green: Doorcase of Old Library
  76. Trinity College Dublin, College Green: Provost's House
  77. Trinity College Dublin, College Green: Dining Hall
  78. Trinity College Dublin, College Green: Printing House
  79. Trinity College Dublin, College Green: Printing House (exterior view)
  80. St Catherine, Thomas Street: façade detail
  81. Blue Coat School (Law Society of Ireland), Blackhall Place: view from Blackhall Street
  82. Blue Coat School (Law Society of Ireland), Blackhall Place: view from Blackhall Street
  83. Blue Coat School (Law Society of Ireland), Blackhall Place: façade
  84. Blue Coat School (Law Society of Ireland), Blackhall Place: façade (detail)
  85. Royal Barracks (National Museum of Ireland), Arbour Hill: view from Benburb Street
  86. Royal Barracks (National Museum of Ireland), Arbour Hill: Palatine Square
  87. Royal Barracks (National Museum of Ireland), Arbour Hill: Palatine Square
  88. Royal Barracks (National Museum of Ireland), Arbour Hill: Palatine Square (detail of courtyard elevation)
  89. Royal Hospital (Irish Museum of Modern Art), Military Road: general view
  90. Royal Hospital (Irish Museum of Modern Art), Military Road: west front
  91. Royal Hospital (Irish Museum of Modern Art), Military Road: view of east front
  92. Royal Hospital (Irish Museum of Modern Art), Military Road: view of west front
  93. Royal Hospital (Irish Museum of Modern Art), Military Road: pediment on north front
  94. Royal Hospital (Irish Museum of Modern Art), Military Road: doorcase of north front
  95. Royal Hospital (Irish Museum of Modern Art), Military Road: doorcase of south front
  96. Royal Hospital (Irish Museum of Modern Art), Military Road: north face of courtyard
  97. Royal Hospital (Irish Museum of Modern Art), Military Road: façade of great hall from courtyard
  98. Royal Hospital (Irish Museum of Modern Art), Military Road: court door to hall
  99. Royal Hospital (Irish Museum of Modern Art), Military Road: detail of window surround
  100. Royal Hospital (Irish Museum of Modern Art), Military Road: Deputy Master's House
Date
Date created:
Type of resource
still image
Physical description
100 items (image/tiff)
Scope and Content
The 100 photographs presented here constitute a selection from the School of Art History's slide collection devoted to Irish architecture. Originally produced by staff members in response to pedagogical needs, this sub-set focuses on the civic and ecclesiastical architecture of eighteenth-century Dublin, including the former Parliament House at College Green, the Four Courts and Custom House, St George, Hardwicke Place, and St Catherine, Mary Street. Photographed between 1978-2005, the images also document the changing nature of historic conservation and the evolving built environment.
Note
Head of the UCD School of Art History & Cultural Policy, Professor Kathleen James-Chakraborty discusses the history and splendour of Newman House, one of the exemplars of 18th Century Architecture of Georgian Dublin, and other impressive Georgian buildings in Dublin... (Youtube).
Note
Built between 1680 and 1830.
Languages
English  
Arrangement of the Collection
The collection is organized alphabetically by building and/or place name.
Subject
Architecture
Architectural orders   linked data (lctgm)
Built environment   linked data (lctgm)
Government facilities   linked data (lctgm)
Facades   linked data (lctgm)
Location
University College Dublin. UCD School of Art History and Cultural Policy. Civic and Ecclesiastical Architecture of Georgian Dublin Collection

Record source
Metadata creation date: 2009-12-16 — Prepared by IVRLA project staff, UCD Library, University College Dublin. Descriptions provided by Conor Lucey, IVRLA research RA, have been encoded in EAD by the Irish Virtual Research Library and Archive (IVRLA) - A.M.D., 16 December 2009.

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