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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.
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).
University College Dublin. UCD School of Art History and Cultural Policy. Civic and Ecclesiastical Architecture of Georgian Dublin Collection
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.